General Care Discussion :: difference between fungal infecti9n and mineral deposits

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Post Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:20 am   difference between fungal infecti9n and mineral deposits

Well the tirltle says it all...i just need to know the difference between mineral deposit and fungal infection ...i juat know one thing that in both the cases turtle's whole shell and plastron turns white...pls tell ne some more distinguishing things
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Post Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:33 pm   Re: difference between fungal infecti9n and mineral deposits

It's not always easy to distinguish, but fungus has growth around a single or several points. Mineral deposits would be a general whitening of the entire shell.
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