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I had a singapore turtile which is 10months old.I dont have any problem before with turtile.But now it makes noice when i am switchoff my light at my bedtime in the night.what is the problem.The tutile calm in the day time it makes sounds only in night.

Hello Madhu,

What a cute little turtle.  
What type of sounds is he making?  He only makes the noises at night?  
Do you think he could be scared not being able to see anything at night?  
Maybe you could try using an infrared light overnight for him, or keep a night light of some sort on for him.  
How do you have him housed, beside your bed in a glass tank or plastic bin?
What are the temperatures that you keep him at during the day?



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