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Post Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:06 am   RES not eating veggies

So, I have 2 RES turtles, I've been taking care of them for a few months, but neither of them ever get CLOSE to the veggies. I've tried every vegetable that people say are good for them, but still nothing. Can anybody help? Thank you.
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:18 am   Re: RES not eating veggies

Reduce the amount of pellets they get. Also try using a veggie clip.
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:30 am   Re: RES not eating veggies

Ok! Thanks! I'll post the results in a few days
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:18 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

So far, I've seen one of my turtles sometimes eating the veggies I give them, but i still haven't got a veggie clip yet :p Hope I'll see them eating more!
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:20 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

What kind of veggies are you using?
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Post Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:24 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

Romaine Lettuce

EDIT: I got the veggie clip, but I need to know, how do I set it up?
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Post Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:30 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

Just clip a leaf to it, keep the clip/suction cup above the water (about 1/2").
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Post Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:00 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

Ok! Thanks!
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Post Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:22 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

steve wrote:Reduce the amount of pellets they get. Also try using a veggie clip.

Do you recommend any specific brand of veggie clip? Did some research and found quite a few with bad reviews. Thanks.
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Post Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:28 am   Re: RES not eating veggies

Anything with a lot of reviews will have a few bad ones. I've been using one like this: https://www.amazon.com/Two-Little-Fishi ... B0006JM0KS

They should cost around $2-3
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Post Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:24 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

steve wrote:Anything with a lot of reviews will have a few bad ones. I've been using one like this: https://www.amazon.com/Two-Little-Fishi ... B0006JM0KS

They should cost around $2-3
Awesome! Just picked 2 up :D
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:49 pm   Re: RES not eating veggies

OK, good luck!
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