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Post Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:05 am   Is my turtle over weight ??

https://flic.kr/p/FziWrY

https://flic.kr/p/EE3f8r

https://flic.kr/p/FziVUL


also there's red marks on the bottom of his shell is this normal
Any advice would be nice

https://flic.kr/p/FziVUL

https://flic.kr/p/FziVUL
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:25 am   Re: Is my turtle over weight ??

Looks like he is leaning towards the pudgy side.. I have seen worse.. What are you feeding him, how much and how often??

I am sorry but I don't see the red marks you are referring to.. :(
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:12 pm   Re: Is my turtle over weight ??

Looks good to me, but yes, it's almost always better to be conservative when feeding.
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