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Post Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:05 pm   Help!!! Terrapin expanding???

Hello guys, i am not sure what the heck is happening, but my terrapin's side thingy is expanding. Here is a photo. I thought he was just getting fat, but it became so big n the otherside is normal sized. OMG HELP.
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Post Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:26 pm   Re: Help!!! Terrapin expanding???

It could be organ failure or an infection. I would take him to a vet. From the looks of the shell, he has a poor diet and environment.
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Post Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:13 am   Re: Help!!! Terrapin expanding???

steve wrote:It could be organ failure or an infection. I would take him to a vet. From the looks of the shell, he has a poor diet and environment.


:( could you check if there is any problem with my setup?
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Post Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:51 am   Re: Help!!! Terrapin expanding???

My terrapin's front is also becomming bigger??!!
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Post Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:12 am   Re: Help!!! Terrapin expanding???

Yes, it is serious. As for the setup... too small, not enough water, no UVB lights + heater, inadequate filter + basking area. The difference is sizes with the turtles is not good either.
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