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    I need help!!!!!

    I have 3 Guinea pigs and one of my guineas is peeing and orange color? Like red maybe . How can I figure out which one it is? And is this bad

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Qwertage View Post
    I have 3 Guinea pigs and one of my guineas is peeing and orange color? Like red maybe . How can I figure out which one it is? And is this bad
    When guinea pig pee oxidizes, it turns a reddish brown colour. My boys have done this for a long time.

    Is it red or orange immediately? Or is this dried urine on light coloured fleece?

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Its light orange immediately. Like it was still a puddle of wet pee when I saw it

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Have you fed him anything red or orange recently?

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Red peppers, tomatoes are the only red things I give them , carrots ..orange.

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Qwertage View Post
    Red peppers, tomatoes are the only red things I give them , carrots ..orange.
    I think you've found your answer.

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    How will I be sure it's not more serious? Like a UTI or something

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    Re: I need help!!!!!

    Stop feeding the red stuff for a couple of days and see if the color goes away.

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