Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: Are all turtle foods universal?

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Post Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:42 am   Are all turtle foods universal?

I was gifted a brand new containe of ZooMed box turtle food. Can my RES eat it? Would it still provide the same nutritional value for him?
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Post Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:51 pm   Re: Are all turtle foods universal?

While he can eat it, it will not provide as good of a balance. Plus, it probably can't hold up to being in the water as well, so it might make a mess in the tank. If it's not opened, can you exchange it?
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:18 am   Re: Are all turtle foods universal?

No unfortunately. Its actually from the friend who sold me her old 55 gallon tank she used to have a box turtle in it and fed him the pellets so they are already open.
1 male RES - Franklin
2 gold fish and 1 silver Fathead Minnow that started out as feeder fish & earned their right to live
3 Leopard Geckos - Gizmo, Snow and Boo
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