by Daisy
(Port Arthur Tx.)

I bought a turtle about a month ago, and it has not eaten since,I washed it today and noticed his shell is not hard at all. Should i be worried?

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May 12, 2011
Shell trouble
by: Anonymous

A soft shell is very serious.

I suspect you do not have the proper lighting. Without the proper lighting, a turtle can't eat and even if it does manage to eat a bit, it can't metabolize the calcium to keep its shell hard.

You can read the information on this other page for more information


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