removing turtle waste

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skippysmom
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This may seem a silly question but no one has been able to tell us what the turtle waste looks like. We keep watching for it to remove it but haven\'t seen anything that appears to be waste. Also, thanks to everyone that helped with our last question. Skippy is much happier with a warmer tank and a few feeder fish to keep him entertained.
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If you have gravel, remove the waste by syphoning gravel when you do a water change.
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they look like pellets..depending on what he was eating the color will be..sometimes u can see it\'s solid, dry, and dark..sometimes it is whitish, looks like intestines, and as if it is melting..
gross enough i know maybe i should stop watching them that much
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my turtle poo looks like fish poo but bigger and it all settles in the bottom under the ground filtter things and sorta disintagrates
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You can also buy chemicals that help degrade turtle waste faster. Helps reduce smell a bit too.
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using the chemicals will they harm the turtle if you leave them in while using the chemicals
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