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by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Oct 16, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Snapping Turtle
Replies: 46
Views: 6456

Re: Snapping Turtle

Sorry I havent responded in a while, I\'ve been so busy with all my fuzzy animals. Anyways, our snapper is named Mr. Big Head lol. He was always so mean when I first started comming around but now he likes me (cause he knows I\'m the one that feeds him now) Funny thing though, I made a brush for him...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Oct 09, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Snapping Turtle
Replies: 46
Views: 6456

Re: Snapping Turtle

I dont see any harm in keeping the turtle (I would probably do the same thing seeing as some are eaten in the wild) But a few things you should know about snappers... They eat like cows. They can eat, and eat and eat. Depending on what other obligations you have, it could get a little costly. They g...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Tue Oct 05, 2004 9:15 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: All my babies die :(
Replies: 11
Views: 1632

Re: All my babies die :(

The tank temp was 76 degrees in the water, and I had a 40watt basking lamp on the side with the land. I have 3 temp gauges because I kept thinking that the temp was the problem. I asked the vet, he said 76 is good. I\'m lost on what I do wrong, they all were eating good for a while, then they just s...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Oct 02, 2004 11:13 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: All my babies die :(
Replies: 11
Views: 1632

All my babies die :(

I\'ve had 3 baby turtles in the last 6 months. All from 3 different pet store. My first was a baby res, second and third were small painted. Every one died about 2 weeks after I got them. I bought a turtle tank that included a heater, water detoxifers, heat light, uv light, almost everything. I set ...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Oct 02, 2004 8:40 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: They Wont Eat Their Veggies!
Replies: 6
Views: 800

They Wont Eat Their Veggies!

My boyfriend has had a painted turtle and a common snapper for about 8 years now. They\'ve always grown up on eating goldfish. Once I came along and switched their diet to minnows, chicken liver, dry cat food, and turtle pellets, I read they should both be eating a lot of veggies as well. I\'ve trie...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Apr 03, 2004 1:17 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: RES Hatchling, will not eat :(
Replies: 2
Views: 762

RES Hatchling, will not eat :(

My cousin was sold 4 red ear slider hatchlings at the mall (GRRR)and so far one has died, and I have the other who is sick. It hasnt eaten since we\'ve gotten it about 2 weeks ago, and it is very weak. I\'ve offered it every food under the sun, but still it refuses to eat. The vet said it can be no ...
by HeatherPlaceRescue
Sat Apr 03, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: RES Hatchling, very sick :(
Replies: 1
Views: 348

RES Hatchling, very sick :(

My cousin was sold 4 red ear slider hatchlings at the mall (GRRR)and so far one has died, and I have the other who is sick. It hasnt eaten since we\'ve gotten it about 2 weeks ago, and it is very weak. I\'ve offered it every food under the sun, but still it refuses to eat. The vet said it can be no ...