General Care Discussion :: normal shell shedding behavior?

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Post Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:21 pm   normal shell shedding behavior?

I noticed that my female has shed some of her scales but first time I've seen her eat a piece of it.. is it normal?
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:35 am   Re: normal shell shedding behavior?

Somewhat... captive RES are known to eat what they see in the tank. It's good to get it out to reduce any chances of obstruction.
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