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Post Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:39 pm   shell rot?

The space between the scutes on my baby res are like grayish kinda shiny when in the water. Is that shell rot? If so how do i treat it? Don't wanna lose another turtle.... My other one died last night but nothing was wrong with the shell on that turtle..
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:06 am   Re: shell rot?

Photo's needed when turtle is totally dry to help.
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:02 am   Re: shell rot?

I'll try to get one in the morning but its really shy so might be hard to get one

Could that be a sign of growth though?
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:46 am   Re: shell rot?

Space between scutes are the growth rings , photo when dry needed . Grayish ...?
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:32 pm   Re: shell rot?

Yeah, from the description, sounds like he could be growing too fast.
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:21 pm   Re: shell rot?

Trying to get a picture but its really hard "she" is extremely shy with me still
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:27 pm   Re: shell rot?

Pictures are too "big" even when I try to upload one at a time so if someone would wanna contact me from email. Id appreciate that
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:29 pm   Re: shell rot?

Email address is menaxe93@Gmail.com
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:42 pm   Re: shell rot?

Had to zoom in on the picture to get it to upload hopefully it still helps yall answer my question
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:44 pm   Re: shell rot?

Another picture
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:00 pm   Re: shell rot?

I don't see shell rot. Have you tried gently wiping or brushing those areas?
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:31 pm   Re: shell rot?

When I took it out i dried it off gently so no not really I didn't wanna do anything that may hurt
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:38 pm   Re: shell rot?

Also worried cause my uvb/ uva light broke and my local Walmart hasn't had any and haven't been able to order one for 2 weeks
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:50 pm   Re: shell rot?

Any other areas on your RES that is pinkish/reddish? What UVB lamp were you using? What are you feeding her? Did the other turtle have similar issues?
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:57 pm   Re: shell rot?

Im not sure what the brand was it was given to me the person had it laying around for a while so they had forgotten.
There isn't any pinkish or reddish on it nor did the other turtle have anything wrong with the shell

There's feeder goldfish and rosy reds swimming around in the tank from time to time I hold a fish so it could be eaten
Main diet is red worms
The pellets don't seem to interest it so they just float around and make the tank messy
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