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Why Is My Turtle Floating? The Startling Truth

The short and sweet of it is that if your turtle is listing, which means it is bobbing from side to side or tilted towards one side, and more importantly, is unable to submerge, the most likely culprit is a respiratory infection that is in the later, more serious stages of development.

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How To Safely Quarantine A Turtle

You will most likely either need to quarantine your pet turtle in a dry-dock if it’s injured or sick or quarantine it in a separate, smaller tank with water if you have recently acquired it. Essentially, this involves putting your turtle in a separate aquarium or box and raising the temperature a bit.

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