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Old 17-09-2012, 09:50 PM
Shellsfeathers&fur Shellsfeathers&fur is offline
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She is a Cooter, although the care is the same as Sliders.

There would appear to be previous damage to the shell, but I would be concerned at the redness showing. We are currently treating one for shell rot and it is taking a long time. There is probably "something" underneath those scutes and really (depending upon your knowledge, confidence etc) needs a vet to remove the infected areas and treating. This involves dry docking. It also appears to be green in places?

The top of the shell looks ok, but a bit of sunshine wouldn't go amiss! What sort of temperature is the basking area, and what do you feed.

This is purely my opinion, others may not agree - hopefully someone else will be able to help also.
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