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Discussion in 'Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles' started by emg., Nov 21, 2018.

  1. emg.

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    Just noticed yesterday, her scales were peeling but now its just worse :( hopefully i can still save her cant take to vet until the weekend if i have money. Shes very active always feeding. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    How did her scales/scutes get like that?
     
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    I think thats the question the OP needs an answer to.
     
  4. emg.

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    Im not sure, her shell was perfectly fine 2 weeks ago cause im always playing with them inside the tank and feeding them or doin a water change i didnt notice until yestedday night she was basking i wanna take her to the vet but idk if i have sufficient money, even if so she looks like she has severly shell damage but she isnt showin any behaviour illnes

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    What are your water parameters? Is your water soft or hard?

    Soft water will damage the shell
     
  6. emg.

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    Tbh im not.sure about the gh but the ph is usually 7.8 from tap, amd eventually climbs up to 8.0, ive only had this turtle 3 months is my first turtle tank. Hopefully something can be done when i take to vet :( [​IMG]

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