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Russian shell


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Posted by cagrlalwys on May 10, 2003 at 10:00:43:

In Reply to: Russian shell posted by noori on May 10, 2003 at 01:32:23:

it could be shell rot. Does it have an odor to it? I would take it to your vet and get it checked just in case it is serious. Good luck :)

:When I got my Russian almost three years ago, he had a small scar on his shell about the diameter of a lollipop stick, maybe a little smaller. It didn't seem to be a problem but lately I've noticed that it's gotten slightly larger, like the shell is chipping off around it. The shell underneath is a light grey color and it doesn't seem to be very deep. He also has a slight discoloration on one of his scutes, sort of a mottled orangy color (I can try posting a pic if necessary). He had this too when I purchased him, and it seems to have grown a little in size recently as well. What could be causing this? His shell is not soft and he is just as energetic and active as ever. Please help!!!





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