All he does is sunbathe...?????

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Hi all. In the past few days i\'ve noticed that my lil RES Raul has stopped eating and just lays on his cork under the heatlamp virtually ALL THE TIME. I\'ve never seen this before and my other turtle Curly is doing just fine in the same tank. Anyone have any ideas?!?! Thanks.

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Poor little mite! Sounds suspiciously like Vitamin A deficiency, has his eyes closed at all or are they swollen? This is best treated quickly as it can be serious. You need to find a sympathetic vet who will give a course of vitamin injections and ultimately a diet adjustment once he\'s better, such as a vitamin powder on his food should ensure it doesn\'t happen again!
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