Turtle help

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TurtlexDoll
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My turtle he is a small turtle and a Red ear slider, his name is Herbert and I got him last summer, actually I have two turtles, Herbert & Sherbert, they are identical, but Herbert\'s shell is getting soft. =( Please help me know what to do.
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well i suppose he needs more calcium in the diet and a UV bulb...
The UV rays will help the turtle be able to take in the calcium, so the turtle can have a strong shell and bones
TurtlexDoll
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Do you want me to set him by my lamp? And what kind of food do you recomend?
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yaya
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the kind of problem u seem to have can be cause by more then one thing so describ ur set-up will help a lot to figure what\'s wrong...
Last edited by yaya on Mon Apr 18, 2005 8:11 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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