Festival of Owls Week on March, 2025: Turtle won't eat at all?

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Turtle won’t eat at all?

Aquatic Turtles are a life long commitment.

Remember 10 gallons for every inch of turtle..

***You need a heater...set at 80 degrees. If water is cold they will stop eating!

Sliders, westerns, cooters , midland, painted, map, yellow bellied all are basically the same and require the same basic care.

They NEED calcium and protein they get it from the fish meat and the fish bones. Drop 20 or 30 or so feeder guppies or small goldfish (or minnows they maybe a bit fast for babies) at first just drop in the tank and watch them disappear in a few days! The more they eat the healthier the turtle.

**** If these are hatchlings a 1 1/2” they MAY need to have their live food half dead by leaving the fish out of water for a few minutes (10minutes) and put in the tank. That way the baby can get the meat he needs and the fish can’t out run the baby turtle.

Plus some leafy green and vitamin A fruits cut up a few times a week. Swollen cloudy eyes comes from lack of Vitamin A. Which we all need for good eyes.

Plus I also feed dried cubed blood worms or tubiflex worms or pellets at least 5 times a week for my five..

They can have garden worms which I collect after a good rain and dump them un the pond, also meal worms. As they get older they can have snails, crickets, flies, crayfish, small frogs, slugs, tadpoles ,dragon flies and anything that moves, but only as a treat.

They need leafy greens Romaine, Butter lettuce. (Iceberg and cabbage are bad for them) any other leafy greens will do for vitamin A that they need at least 4 to 5 times a week.

They love grapes and strawberries and squash , apples, remember cut up in small pieces..


These turtles in captivity do not hibernate their eating may slow down some but they will not hibernate. They cannot hear or see well so they feel you coming by the vibrations each foot step take.

TOSS in a bird cuttle bone in the water for calcium that will promote better shell growth, it will dissolve real slow and if they eat it that’s fine!!

Did you know that they need to bask under a reptile light UVA/UVB for up to 8 hrs a day for the vitamin D that they need to grow.

So they need a turtle basking dock.

Gravel larger than they can swallow, allot larger.

Their water needs to be clean otherwise they get sick easily from dirty water cause they poop allot.

You need a GREAT filter system depending on the tank When my girls were 60 gal tank I used two double sided marine or penguin filters…It really helped keep it cleaner!

They will bite very very hard. Under 4" they carry a disease called 'salmonella'. So you must wash after every handling ANY size turtle..

***And my pictures don't lie. All ages and all sizes get along as long as their is allot for swim room and plenty to eat! They can become cannibalistic if you have 2 or more turtles and a small environment. They will kill off the smallest and then fight for the tank for themselves.

Size for basic aquatic turtle is approx Body length: 5-8" is average for males, up to 12 inches max for females, but average is about 9 to 10“ in captivity. Life span: 15-25+ years plus. Males have the longer front nails and are used in mating. And are considered mature at about 5 yrs old. You can’t start sexing till about 3” across. Real mating happens in May through June and hatchlings within 90 days. Eggs are laid in soil. If laid in water they will die. Do not cut the males nails!!

They sleep at the bottom of rivers, streams. lakes or ponds or your tank to avoid predators like coyotes, foxes, owls, hawks, possums, raccoons and even some wide mouth bass and us humans.

***Some sicknesses they get easily Like shell its actual holes rotting through the shell.

Respiratory sickness, lopsided swimming, coughing, vomiting, blowing bubbles from their nose. .

Fungus white cotton patches on their skin, treat by adding a 1/4 of a cup of aquarium salt per 5 gallons to irritate and hopefully kill fungus. The addition of sulfa drugs such as those sold at pet stores under the name "Dr. Turtle".

Contact rescues sites…and vets

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Saudi Arabia, what businesses are closed during the day during Ramadan?

Saudi Arabia, what businesses are closed during the day during Ramadan?

some of the mall shops are open in the early morning from 9 or 9:30am till around 1pm. (they do close for 30min for noon prayer), then some might, this depends on the shop keeper, open from 2-4:30pm. just a few.. the hours of shop times vary from shop to shop.. but mostly.. you'll see them open in the morning, then close till around 8pm or 9pm after everyone gets out and about after breaking their fast, then they open till 1am in the morning. and some even till 3am.. and restaurants are open in the wee hours also, cause people are out and about and turn into night owls during Ramadan and everyone wants to eat.. hahaha, its like a nightly food festival..

but normal grocery stores are open.. (also if you live in a large enough compound that has like restaurants in it, they might stay open) I know Aramco grocery and dining halls are open normally and you'll see all the non muslim people eating breakfast and lunch in there during Ramadan.. Sometimes during the (week) that I had my off times of the month.. id drive up there and get a salad or something light for myself so as not to cook during the day in the house when everyone else is fasting..

its not that bad.. Just do like most of the non muslims do.. buy stuff the night before and munch on left overs the next day..

Harvest Moon Animal Parade or Tale of Two Towns?

Harvest Moon Animal Parade or Tale of Two Towns?

First welcome to Yahoo Answers. Now on to the question.

Well it depends. If you really like Harvest Moon you may eventually want to have both games. So it would be smarter to get Animal Parade now and then later get ToTT when the price drops. But if you feel like you'll only ever want one it is a different story.

Yes, Animal Parade is similar to Tree of Tranquility. Both games use nearly all the same characters and a very similar play style/graphics style. Tale of Two Towns is quite different with an all new cast of characters and a different play style/graphic style. So if you're in the mood for something really different or something convenient ToTT would be a good choice.

Here are some features from both of the games. Maybe you'll like one of the features and that will help you decide which one to get:

Animal Parade:

-Ostriches, Silkworms, Livestock Ducks, and Goats

-Three mines

-Accessories for your character

-Two male and two female main characters to choose from

-Rival couples and rival children

-Items don't spoil

-You can have two children

-24 pets to choose from

-Your child will look like your spouse and has four different possibilities for their personality

Tale of Two Town:

-Request board system

-Two towns to live in (you can also move back and fourth)

-Cooking Festival every week

-You can jump

-You can catch fish with your bare hands

-Shorter loading times

-You can go on dates with marriage candidates (even after marriage you can still go on dates)

-Characters can get jealous if you date other people

-More cooking recipes

-Bees, Owl, and Alpacas

I have AP and ToTT. Personally I prefer Animal Parade (I have ToT as well but still like AP more)

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