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    Not eating much & being picky

    Thanks diamondbp - I'll keep leaving her food to munch on.
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    How to protect my box turtle from hot afternoon sun?

    I want to very belatedly thank all for your recommendations on protecting my box turtle from this summer's heat. I ended up creating several hide boxes for her and she ended up showing a clear preference of her preferred hide. This forum is an amazing resource so thanks again!
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    Not eating much & being picky

    Thanks Yvonne, The vet pegged her at being about 4 - 5 yrs old. Is that still considered young? If so, at what point in time would I start to switch up the balance of what she eats (from more protein into more of a plant-based diet)? Also, when she first came indoors, I didn't yet have the CHE...
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    Not eating much & being picky

    Hi, I would like advise on how to encourage my box turtle to eat more often and not be picky in what she eats since she's been very picky for the past 1.5 months or so. Background on her follows below in the event that helps with any advise you can provide. I've had my box turtle since May...
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    How to protect my box turtle from hot afternoon sun?

    Thank you to everyone for your informative replies! I imagine that if I dig a hole for a hide in her pen that I should make it deep and wide enough for her to hibernate in? How wide / deep would that be anyway?
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    How to protect my box turtle from hot afternoon sun?

    Happy 4th of July everyone, I am brand new to this forum. About a month ago, I found a box turtle while walking my dog. Given the fact that someone had marked her back with paint, it appeared that at some point she had lived with someone so I took her in. I am building her a basic outdoor...
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