Reddish orange

by Matthew
(Samson AL)

What is that reddish orange stuff that my turtle poops out and why does he eat it?

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May 09, 2010
Turtles eating feces
by: Shelly

It is normal for a turtle to eat its own feces. It can do that because it is missing something the feces supplies or simply because it wants to see what the thing in its tank is. Taste is an important turtle sense.

If it bothers you, take the feces out as soon as you see it. Use an aquarium net.

Keep it slow and steady.

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