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I sent pix yesterday of my turtle. U sed he doesnt loo km
I sent pix yesterday of my turtle. U sed he doesnt loo km like rogue of bone disease but get 10.0 light size did this morn. Sed giv u sum out of water pix here goes… read more
Anna
Anna
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I've noticed some things on one of my hatchling turtles neck head are, white clear almost looks like skin substance hanging of his neck when he is swimming and when he is dry or basking it is not visible. … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a Mississippi map turtle and I have had him for about
I have a Mississippi map turtle and I have had him for about a year now. After a couple of weeks, I started to notice that a white spot was developing on his shell. I didn't think too much of it so I … read more
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Turtle shell keeps shedding and staying, also has something
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Anna
Anna
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I recently came across a box turtle that lives in a
Hello, I recently came across a box turtle that lives in a courtyard of a building. This turtles back end of its shell from where his tail is visible and maybe up to an inch of the shell has turned gr… read more
Joan
Joan
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Anna I treated my yellow belly turtle's shell with Clotrimisol
Hi Anna I treated my yellow belly turtle's shell with Clotrimisol cream to kill the fungus on his back. The shell fine, but now, when he is out of the water on a rock (under a light) and his skin drie… read more
Joan
Joan
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I am having aquatic Turtles. I use to have 4 turtles but 2
I am having aquatic Turtles. I use to have 4 turtles but 2 dies recently from RI Diease which made me so sad I don't want the other ones to die with the same problem so I want the list of Medicine to … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My turtle has white spots on his shell,it is not soft though.
My turtle has white spots on his shell,it is not soft though. He is still really active and eating. Does it sound like shell rot? Can he be treated at home?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
second day of having it that there was a furry white patch on the top
I just purchased a red eared slider 4 days ago. I noticed on the second day of having it that there was a furry white patch on the top of the neck. In all of the searching that I have done I have dete… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
Hello Anna! I am writing you to report a little progress I
Hello Anna! I am writing you to report a little progress I made with my african sidewinder.As you remember,I had FUNGUS problem with my turtle.I am following your advise and I see Fungus almost dissap… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
my bearded dragons look like they might a skin lesion, not
my bearded dragons look like they might a skin lesion, not like regular shedding, what might be causing this?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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weird spots of discoloration..patchy, almost a whitish gold color.
hello there.my turtle's shell has been having these weird spots of discoloration. they are patchy, almost a whitish gold color. it doesnt look normal. i also noticed that a bit of his yellow stomach s… read more
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Joan
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I have five yearling Eastern box turtles. All seem to have
I have five yearling Eastern box turtles. All seem to have shell fungus, with two being more affected than the others. They have been to the vet who prescribed daily scrubbing with Chlorhexidine Solut… read more
Anna
Anna
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I have a small spiny soft shell turtle that hasnt been eating
I have a small spiny soft shell turtle that hasn't been eating for more than 2 weeks. It's not moving much and likes to have eyes half open in its resting place. Can sit under the UVB light for the wh… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
I have 2 RES turtles that I have owned for 2 years now. I have
I have 2 RES turtles that I have owned for 2 years now. I have never had a problem with them until now. Last week I noticed a greyish white fuzz on their shells. I cleaned their water and wiped their … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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my turtle has weakness in back legs, low appetite, hair-like fuzz unde
the turtle is a red eared slider. the "hair-like fuzz" is only visible when the turtle is under water and it floats out. We have two red eared sliders, and have had them for many years. They shared a … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hello, my son recently found two baby red ear slider turtles.
Hello, my son recently found two baby red ear slider turtles. He had them in a small fish both. I researched and found they needed a bigger tank. They are currently about 4 mos. old. I have them in a … read more
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Anna
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My turtles shells started getting white spots on them ...
My turtles shells started getting white spots on them shortly after I brought them home. At first there were just a few but they keep getting more and more on their shells. I''ve been feeding them eve… read more
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