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SOFT SHELL
Posted: 10/02/2010 by leburge

Hi all

Please help ... I am new to tortoise care and have had lots of help from Darren from TPG. I have a 2 seven month old hatclings and one is doing very well, active, growing at a good rate and shell is nice a strong. However the other one has a very soft shell. This hasnt always been the case, she has always been smaller but has had a firm strong shell it has just started to soften over the last few days and now its spongy all over, so much so I have to be really careful lifting her. Anyone got experience in this ?!!?! is a visit to the vet required ?

 

Thanks in advance

 

Lee

Re: SOFT SHELL
Posted: 10/02/2010 by VivTPG

Hi lee, this is the TPG, Darren is a mod on here, it sounds to me as though an urgent visit should be made to a tortoise specialist vet, whereabouts are you, we can see if there is a recommended vet in your area.

Regards

Vivienne

 

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