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turtle with no eyes / algae


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Posted by peeloutyourface on April 24, 2003 at 07:52:52:

In Reply to: turtle with no eyes / algae posted by vonne on April 24, 2003 at 04:31:06:

there doesnt appear to be any swelling, nothing is bulging from his head

:Could it be a vitamin A deficiency? I remember something about a turtle's eyelids being swollen to the point where they cover the eyes and leave slits if they didnt get any vitamin A. And if u say ur friend didn't take good care of it, that may be it. I think a turtle can also get swollen eyes from dirty water. A vet can give vitamin A shots, that might help. Otherwise, feed it lotsa carrots and tomatoes and any vitamin A abundant plant.





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