by Ryan
(United states)

My Russian Tortoises skin is starting to get flaky and i think that that is bad, I am worried. Is that bad for his skin to be flaky?

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Apr 23, 2009
Skin flaking
by: Susan Elizabeth

My 7 year old russian tortoise also has flaky skin at the moment but I think it is normal for all reptiles skin to shed. I just make sure I keep her hydrated and bath her regularly. As long as her behavour has not altered and she is eating I would not worry.

Apr 23, 2009
Flaky skin
by: Anonymous

My understanding is that their skin can get flaky if they are dehydrated but that it also gets flaky and peels when they grow.

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