To Many Scutes, RES not growing. Help!

Discussions about turtles.
Post Reply
Guest

:\'(

My girlfriend and I rescued 2 turtles from horrid conditions. They are both red eared sliders and both were purchased approx 2 years ago from a pet store. They were both little hatchlings when purchased.

Here is where the story gets weird...

1 Turtle is approx 7-8 inches long. A very nice size turtle. Is this possible for a turtle to grow that big, that fast?

The other turtle hasn\'t grown at all (according to its former owners) .. In Fact, I have hatchlings that are approx 9 months old and they are twice the size of this turtle. (my hatchlings are yellow bellied sliders).

Also, the little one has zig zag scutes on his back and has 8 scutes -- where as all the other turtles have 5 (my hatchlings and the \"big gal\" ...

The little one is the one I\'m worried about. Why is he so little and whats up with his extra zig zagged scutes.

He seems healthy.. he\'s active, swims around, likes to bask...

PLEASE, if ANYONE can help e-mail me at [email protected].

PLEASE E-MAIL ME. I\'LL GET THE MESSAGES FASTER.

[email protected].

PLEASE HELP!!

Gabe Howard
[email protected]
Post Reply
  • Information
  • Who is online

    Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests