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Post Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:58 pm   TURTLE SHELL TURNING WHITE AND CRACKED NEAR THE TAIL END!!!

first of all I'm a newbie to keeping a turtle and I did my basic research on it, but since 3-4 days I have noticed that there's slight discolouration in its shell near the tail part with a small split,. I'm basically panicking and I need suggestions to what can be done regarding that! Do I have to visit the vet immediately? Or is there any modifications that I've to do for it to be better!? Reply ASAP. Turtle(Mr. Wigglesworth) is 2 inches in length and is eating well! It's very active and runs around freely. (I'm giving Taiyo turtle food for the baby turtle)
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Shell split plus colour change
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Plastron of the shell
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Post Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:17 am   Re: TURTLE SHELL TURNING WHITE AND CRACKED NEAR THE TAIL END

There is no crack, but the white spot could be a little bit of fungus. A vet visit is not required, how ever the best treatment for it (silver sulfadiazine cream) requires a prescription.
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