roxy soft shell

why is my turtle shell getting soft an she doesnt eat like she use to either

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Jul 17, 2010
Soft shell
by: Shelly

The soft shell if probably a symptom of metabolic bone disease. Your pet is not getting enough calcium.

1. Be sure you are feeding the correct foods.
2. Add calcium to the diet. You can sprinkle calcium powder on other food.
3. Be sure your pet has enough UVB light. This is sunlight. An ordinary heat lamp will not do.

Keep it slow and steady.

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