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  1. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    He cannot climb out, it is hard plastic and he slides. My friend has had this enclosure for years with no escaping turtles.
  2. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    it's not a tank it's more of like a tabletop. Anyway, he is eating now I changed his food thank you all for your advice. Picture is attached.
  3. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    Don't get me wrong he does have a heat lamp and a UVB light. We turn on in the a.m. and turn off at about 9 pm
  4. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    We also have spring mix that we gave him recently and he won't eat anything now.
  5. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    We live in a bi-level home, it's an energy efficient home so upstairs thermostat reads anywhere from 75-80 degrees.
  6. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    I have a wide open table like area for him, I can't check the temperature nor can I leave the lamp on for 14 hours.
  7. Tkutchera

    My Russian turtle won't eat

    It's been a few days of not eating, we do soak him every other day. We feed him Kale. Too many forums to scroll through to find one similar to this problem. Hand feeding won't work, he just turns away and goes to burrow.
  8. Tkutchera

    Introduction!

    Hello, I'm new to this forum and owning a Russian turtle. Actually, my 11 yr old son wanted one so we got "Sheldon" from the pet store. We were told to feed him kale so that's all he has eaten for the last 4 months 2x per day. We have UVB light and heating lamp in an open table type habitat...
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