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Re: Softshell still not eating


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Posted by Lenny on May 12, 2002 at 15:03:26:

In Reply to: Re: Softshell still not eating posted by Horvilleur on May 09, 2002 at 08:45:15:

: Try placing him in a small container with water and throw in the feeder fish; remember that if they're uncomfortable with their enviroment they will not eat, so a water filter is a plus, try turtle pellets (they tend to like those a lot at an early age) and shrimp (the unexpensive, salad kind)...do not worry if it goes for 5 days without eating, as they go for weeks without eating in the wild, so don't worry, let it settle down and it will eventually start eating normally.

: hope that helps,
: Horvilleur


: : I've had him for around 4 or 5 days now. He is not eating the feeder fish I put in there for him. He just sits under the sand and pokes his head up once in a while to breath.. Is there something wrong or is this normal..

: : --Jeff

Is the tank heated?


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