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by Jenny
Wed Mar 17, 2004 4:36 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: salmonella PLEASE HELP OR ELSE I HAVE TO GIVE UP MY TURTLES
Replies: 6
Views: 1273

Re: salmonella PLEASE HELP OR ELSE I HAVE TO GIVE UP MY TURT

If the turtle\'s living area is kept clean and free of feces and old food, your risk of contracting salmonella is very slim. Be sure to wash your hands after handling the turtle. This will also reduce help to reduce the risk. As with any reptile, if the turtle lives in a dirty, unkempt area, the cha...
by Jenny
Fri Feb 27, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Feeding Frodo
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Re: Feeding Frodo

Frodo is baby red ear slider. I\'ve only fed him beef once, as I\'ve heard that such meats contain too much fat for turtles. He seemed to digest/pass it just fine, but I will exercise caution in the future. I\'ve heard that chicken is a good treat, I\'ll have to try that. Since I purchased him from ...
by Jenny
Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:33 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Feeding Frodo
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Feeding Frodo

So far I\'ve only been able to get him to eat the turtle pellets. I\'ve offered him grated carrots, apples and lettuce, but it doesn\'t seem to interest him. Last night I tried him on a little piece of ground beef which he seemed to tear apart. (He really liked it!) The ground beef was cooked in a s...
by Jenny
Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Welcome Center
Topic: About How Old Are All of You? I\'m Sorry if this is insultin
Replies: 185
Views: 82222

Re: About How Old Are All of You? I\'m Sorry if this is insu

I\'m 22. When I read the first few posts I was a little worried I had stumbled across a forum for kids. As I scrolled down further and started to see people my age and older, I breathed a sigh of relief. :)
by Jenny
Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:16 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: A friendly newbie hello! :-)
Replies: 1
Views: 315

A friendly newbie hello! :-)

Hello! I recently purchased a teeny, tiny Red Ear Slider from my local pet shop. He\'s so cute! His name is Frodo. (Yes, I\'m a HUGE LOTR fan.) In any event, I was looking up information in the \'net regarding the care of turtles and happened upon this site. I\'ve owned many other types of reptiles,...
by Jenny
Fri Mar 21, 2003 4:51 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: URGENT...can someone help, please?!?
Replies: 3
Views: 647

URGENT...can someone help, please?!?

Why do turtles Prolapse? I had NO idea what that even was until I read it on this website. I have had a box turtle for about one month and have seen it prolapse at least 4 or 5 times now. I work all day so of course I don\'t know how often she does it when I\'m gone. I\'ve read online here that if i...
by Jenny
Thu Mar 20, 2003 5:05 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: I Can Help You.
Replies: 8
Views: 1946

Help, please....

Hi...hope you can help me. Do you know Why turtles Prolapse? I had NO idea what that even was until I read it on this website. I have had a box turtle for about one month and have seen it prolapse at least 4 or 5 times now. I work all day so of course I don\'t know how often she does it when I\'m go...
by Jenny
Thu Mar 20, 2003 10:53 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Help...
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Help...

Why do turtles Prolapse? I had NO idea what that even was until I read it on this website. I have had a box turtle for about one month and have seen it prolapse at least 4 or 5 times now. I work all day so of course I don\'t know how often she does it when I\'m gone. I\'ve read online here that if i...