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Answered 2010-04-21 22:49:46

I had a sick baby red ear slider he was nerly dead, what you need to do it make sure you have a heater at least 75 temp, a cold turtle does not eat that was making my turtle sick you also need heat light uv light and land for the turtle your local pet store will tell you about the lights you need I have two turtles a baby turtle needs good water temp good luck hope your turtle gets better

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