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Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:40 am   Weird Yellow/Red marks on Turtle

How big is your turtle?8 and a half inches
How long have you had it?about 4 years

What is the water temperature?74 degree
Did you use a thermometer?yes
Are you using a water heater?yes (just got this because I upgraded the tank)
How much water is in there?the 90 gallon is almost completely filled
Are you using a water conditioner?yes
Are you using any filtration?yes (fluval 6)

What is the basking temperature?i dont know
Is there a basking light?yes
Is there a basking platform that is easy to climb on?yes
What kind is it or what is it made out of?acrylic and zoo med eco carpet
Is there a UVB light?yes

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What have you been trying to feed it?nutrafin max turtle pellets and red leaf lettuce
When was the last time your turtle ate?this morning (its feeding day)

How big is the tank/pond/enclosure?90 gallon
Is the tank near a window?no
Is the tank in a room with a lot of activity?no

Have you read the Basic Care section?Yes
Have you searched the forums for similar situations?Yes

Is there any other unusual activity/symptoms?Basking more than usual and trying to escape more than usual
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:59 pm   Re: Weird Yellow/Red marks on Turtle

It it kept with other turtles? I've had seen them appear and disappear on occasion. Not sure what was the cause, it seems a little thick like a callus, but they would also go away by themselves.

You might want to consider dry docking and swabbing the area with betadine and applying neosporin.
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:10 pm   Re: Weird Yellow/Red marks on Turtle

No, she is alone. Okay I will try and keep updated! Thank you so much for quick reply!!!
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:22 pm   Re: Weird Yellow/Red marks on Turtle

No, problem and good luck!
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