General Care Discussion :: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

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Post Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:23 pm   Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

I rescued these guys off of craigslist. Their shells are in terrible condition and were picked at by the previous owner. They are all starting to learn to beg. Some of them are in their first shed. They are doing great so far!

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2 Eastern River Cooters
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1 Peninsula Cooter
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:26 am   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

Oh man, good luck with the rescue! I'm not sure I could handle the begging of six turtles :D
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:35 pm   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

Even more than 6 :mrgreen: 's. I have 10! I've had my original 4 for years.
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Post Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:12 am   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

It looks like they weren't given enough space. Weird to see turtles with no pyramiding, yet still bad shells!

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:59 am   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

They had no uvb or basking area, they had gravel, no filter, and no heater. The guy said feed them every two weeks so they dont get bigger!!!! :shock: They're getting reptomin and lettuce the size of their heads every other day. Theyre doing much better
1 Cuban Tree Frog
2 Eastern River Cooters
2 YBS
1 3 Striped Mud
1 Peninsula Cooter
2 Dogs
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Post Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:15 pm   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

THANK YOU!
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Post Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:46 pm   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

Sadly, the majority didnt make it. After several vet visits, 2 of them made it. Those 2 are however doing extremely well, growing, and are happy turtles!
1 Cuban Tree Frog
2 Eastern River Cooters
2 YBS
1 3 Striped Mud
1 Peninsula Cooter
2 Dogs
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 7:46 am   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

Sorry to hear it but glad the others are doing well!
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:54 pm   Re: Road to Recovery for 6 Turtles

Thanks.
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