Re: How to determine weight loss
> is he growing at all? has he shed scutes? maybe if his shell isgrowing,his
> body mass isn't keeping pace. how big is he and what is hisweight? Any
> parasite checks recently? Alot of questions but need a startingpoint.
Sorry not to respond sooner. I'm in the beginning stages of moving.
Anyway, I have two painteds. The one in question is just under 5
ounces in weight and 4 inches long. The other fellow is just under
6 ounces and 4 inches long.
Neither has been checked for parasites.
The shell is hard. He eats and is no less active, although he and
the 6 ounce turtle are "polar opposites" regarding their
personalities and relationship. Maybe it's stress of being with the
I'm moving from an apartment to a house which has a pond in the
backyard. I'm looking to relocate these guys from their tank to the
pond although haven't spend much time yet researching it.
Perhaps I should head to the vet...