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Red Eared Slider Turtle

Why would a red ear slider turtle not be eating?

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Answered 2007-09-07 20:31:27

My initial thought would be that he's cold. RES's go into a semi-hibernation state when they aren't kept as warmly as they should be. They don't eat, they sleep a lot, etc. It's not healthy for them. Make sure you have a large area available for basking with an appropriate heat source.

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