Food Question

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GGLuis
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I was wondering what fruits and vegetables can I give to my turtles? Is spinach ok for them (I heard it was poisious)? Thanks for your help again.
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Stay away from spinach (it interferes with calcium absorption), broccoli, cabbage and ice berg lettuce (has no nutritional value). Leafy greens like dandelions, red leaf lettuce, kale, collard greens, chicory are good. See http://www.turtlepuddle.org/health/turtlefood.html for other ideas on what to give.
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It\'s ok to give them earthworms right, do I need to wash them or cut them into little pieces, becore I feed them to my turtles?
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Yes, earthworms are OK (but not only earthworms--they need a varied diet). Whether you cut them up or not depends on how big they are and whether your turtle can eat them.
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