Other Turtle Discussion :: I messed up ):

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:07 pm   I messed up ):

I was just letting my turtle crawl on the floor for fun. He is starting to shed(the scoots haven't started to peel but they're gonna soon) and I was just feeling the edge of the shell near the head when a tiny little piece chipped off :cry: Will he be okay? :?:
The piece was smaller than a tic tac but it got wet when it chipped :cry: :?
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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:02 pm   Re: I messed up ):

Probably nothing to worry about. Do you have a picture of it?
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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:07 pm   Re: I messed up ):

steve wrote:Probably nothing to worry about. Do you have a picture of it?

Even if I had a pic you couldn't see it unless I moved it. The chip is still attached it just got loose.
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Post Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:23 pm   Re: I messed up ):

If the shell is green/dark brown then its fine.
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Post Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:31 pm   Re: I messed up ):

It's green/brown but what would other colours mean? I'm curious
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Post Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:25 am   Re: I messed up ):

Well, I don't want you to get paranoid lol

But the same colors could mean different things... white could be fungus or exposed bone. Red could be bleeding or blood poisoning and so on. Usually nothing good but also usually not serious.
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Post Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:35 am   Re: I messed up ):

It is normal to shed, the more they sun and eat healthy the more they shed. if it comes of almost clear that is also normal. If they don't shed it can be unhealthy.
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