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Answered 2010-09-27 19:42:35

Red Eared sliders are aggressive over food, territory mates, etc. Most likely it was due to that aggression. I would suggest separating the sliders and taking the injured slider a vet. Good Luck!

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What does a red-eared slider eat?

Red eared Sliders should be fed a small amount of carrot every 5 days, Carrots are not very healthy for Red eared sliders, Red eared sliders can also be fed minnows, kay and cooked chicken, ONLY WHITE CHICKEN

Can you feed your red eared sliders carrots?

Yes, you can feed your red eared slider carrots. Jut make sure the pieces you are feeding them are small enough and soft enough to eat.

Can a red ear slider eat a garter snake?

Red eared sliders will occasionally eat small garter snakes, however it is a rather uncommon food item.

What does red ear slider turtles eggs look like?

A red eared sliders egg is very small. It is a white and kind of brown. The egg is about 5 centimeters long.

How do you tell if your red eared slider turtle is a boy or girl?

a girl red eared slider has small claws. a boy has big sharp claws.

What do you feed baby red eared sliders?

small feeder fish or pellets

What do Red eared sliders eat?

aquatic plants, fruit and insects.,red ear sliders eat fish but you half to make sure the fish are small you don't want them to big i have turtles of my own'Red eared sliders eat plants and animals. Young red eared sliders eat more protein like waxworms, earthworms, fish, shrimp and if you have pets you can feed them turtle pellets sometimes. The older they get, the more they like plants and vegetables like collard greens and kale. My big red eared slider once ate a mouse!

Is it dangerous for the red eared slider turtle if it swallows small stones?

Yes because when a red eared slider swallows small stones they can possibly choke and the stones can get stuck inside thei turtle's system

Can red eared sliders eat salmon?

small chuncks yes; entire fish no

Could your red eared slider eat roaches?

If they were feeder roaches (not just normal house roaches) and small/soft enough, I suppose you could feed them to a red eared slider.

Will my red eared slider eat apples?

Yes. But they must be cut into small pieces.

What do small red eared sliders eat?

Turtle pellets. When they are older you can give them crickets and veggies.

Will your red eared slider eat your pelco?

if you mean the fish spelled PLECO. There is a small chance that it will.

What is wrong with my red eared slider if he's looking up at me and whining?

If you mean swimming up to the glass and frantically trying to swim to you, he's trying to get you to give him food. It's too easy to give into his/her begging, but overfeeding it can lead to health problems. Small red eared sliders should be fed once a day and adults should be fed every other day.

Can red eared sliders eat meat If so what meat do they eat?

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Can a red eared slider and a painted turtle live in the same habitat?

Being that they have similar requirements, I would say you could keep a red eared slider and a painted turtlein the same habitat. They often like each other, but there is a small chance of them not doing such. Prepare for this, should it happen.

What small turtles make good pets?

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Can a sucker fish live with red eared slider if the turtle is 6 years old?

Its really a gamble to put any fish with a red eared slider , it depends how big the sucker fish is if it is small the turtle with probably eat it , you are supposed to let them grow up together i have a sucker fish with my red eared slider but they are baby's so they have not bothered it.

What type of aquatic turtle do you have if it is small and green and yellow?

by the way you have described it it sounds as if it is a yellow bellied slider, if it has to red marks on the sides of its cheeks/head it will be a red eared slider.

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Why are turtles so small?

It depends what kind of turtle it is. Red eared slider turtles start out small but then grow to be close to 10 inches long.

Are there any small tortoises or turtles available to own as a pet?

No. Yes, the red eared slider is sold in some states.

What can a red eared slider eat?

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How do you tell if it is a boy or girl red-eared sliders?

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Can red-eared sliders live with rosy barb fish safely?

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