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Post Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:38 pm   1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's soft

I have 2 red eared turtles. Both with soft shells and some white spots. I tried to gently scrub it but it wont come off. Also, i only got them two days ago. They were fine. However, i started to worry when I noticed the white spots on the shell. I also noticed that the shell is soft. What is this? Is this mbd? I already bought reptomin and fed them about 6 pellets. I emptied the tank bc that's what some articles say. Please help me. I dont know what to do.
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:24 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

It's normal for a hatchling shell to be slightly pliable. The one on the bottom looks like fungus, the photo on top is a little blurry.
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:03 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

Thanks! How can I treat it please help me :(( I just got these cuties and I'm really worried. Sending another picture
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:07 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

So it's not shell rot? Although the shell is soft?
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:46 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:47 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:51 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:09 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:43 pm   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

No, it's likely fungus.
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:17 pm   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

For both turtles? Have you seen the pic? Thanks! What should I do? :( Thanks for replying btw
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:33 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

For the turtle on top, the pic is a bit blurry but most likely yes. I'd treat it as soon as possible because it will spread if untreated. Do you have any silver sulfadiazine cream?
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:02 pm   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

Yes! I'v e been treating it for 2 days now. Clean the shell, then dry, apply undiluted betadne leave for an hour then apply the cream!
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Post Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:07 pm   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

So you were able to get the cream? You should notice improvements already.
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Post Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:52 pm   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

Thanks steve! Both of my turtles' shell are better now. But the pther pne's sick. She doesnt eat and it seems to be blowing off some bubbles on its nose. Why? I give both of fhem the same treatment tho.
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Post Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:29 am   Re: 1st TIME TURTLE OWNER! Shell has whitespots and shell's

Can you give more info about their setup?
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