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Post Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:57 pm   

My girl has eaten one of her eggs before but I think she would be able to digest the shell thoroughly. As you noted, they're initially flexible (makes it easier to squeeze outta there)... good luck with this mystery!
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:20 am   

I found the same thing in my turtle tank excpet the pieces were white. When I looked closer they were egg shell so I don't know if she ate the egg or if she laid it and then somehow busted it but I am positive it was eggshell. Hopefully it is the same with yours.
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:04 pm   

Yeah, your turtle laid an egg and then bit it. My turtle does that all the time. When I called my vet about the green things, though, he said that her biting the eggs isn't going to cause her harm. But still, I take them out if I see them before she bites them. He didn't say that behavior was exactly beneficial for her, either.
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:57 pm   Re: Strange Turtle Poop

Did you ever find out what it was from the vet? My turtle has the same type of poop, quite a lot and I think it might be from eating eggs too. Thanks!
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Post Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:51 am   Re: Strange Turtle Poop

Philbert you tacked on to a 10 year old post back in 2007 may not get answer from that person ?
May want to watch dates or start a new topic? As the answer , could be the same in the responses above (eaten her eggs or maybe eaten lots of a cuttlebone especially if the backing was still on it).
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