my yellow bellied turtle

by chris
(chard, somerset, england )

hi I've had my yellow bellied turtles for about 2days know and they don't seem to be basking or eating and spend most of the time hiding what is wrong? o and also how many hours a day do you leave the basking spot lamb and uvb lamb on for. if you can help that would be great



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Apr 19, 2009
yellow bellies
by: Shelly

When a pet moves into a new place, a little privacy is often what the pet needs. If it goes on too long, you should check with a vet to see if there is a physical problem.

A basking light should be on during daylight hours. That would be up to 12 hours.

Keep it slow and steady.

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