My smaller turtle, Sun . His/Her eyes are puffy . ! There's a white layer of puff on his/her eyes
! I don't know what to do. I researched about it. I heard you can buy those turtle eye droppers and put it on their eye. But I went to the pet store today. It was closed, is there anything I can do ?! Please don't reply saying that I have to take my turtle to the vet. I'm looking for home remedies for my turtle !
How big is your turtle? 1 1/2 inch.
How long have you had it? September , 2010
What is the water temperature? 72- 80 degrees
Did you use a thermometer? Yes
Are you using a water heater? Yes
How much water is in there? About 5 gallons
Are you using a water conditioner? No
Are you using any filtration? Yes
What is the basking temperature? I don’t know but, I put the light right on the basking area
Is there a basking light? Yes
Is there a basking platform that is easy to climb on? Yes
What kind is it or what is it made out of? It’s like foam, it’s magnetable.
Is there a UVB light? I don’t know. My dad gave me this light and he’s a fish breeder.
What have you been trying to feed it? Floating food sticks and turtle flakes
When was the last time your turtle ate? This morning.
How big is the tank/pond/enclosure? 14 x 8 inches – Tank
Is the tank near a window? No
Is the tank in a room with a lot of activity? Not really
Have you read the Basic Care section? Yes
Have you searched the forums for similar situations? Yes
Is there any other unusual activity/symptoms?
A few days ago, I started to notice my turtle's (Sun) eyes were white when he sleeps. I thought it was just because my turtle was sleeping. But not untill today, I found it weird. My turtle still had the white puffy eyes. And when it goes in the water, it seems like it can't see anything. And is trying to get out of the water. A few days ago, he had the white puffy eyes, but he still could open his eyes. But now, he can't