General Care Discussion :: Shell Issues

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:50 pm   Shell Issues

Hi All,

My RES Washburne's shell is not looking so hot lately. He's currently shedding, but the recently shedded scutes have a grayish pattern on them. Possibly mineral deposits? Maybe bacteria or a fungus? Anyone have any ideas on what this could be and how to go about treating it?


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:29 am   Re: Shell Issues

Could be melanism. I'm not sure I see anything grayish in the photos.
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