What happened to saying "they shed to grow like snakes" buddy? You were accusing me of saying that but now lucky you the message is deleted. All the things that didn't make me look like a fool were deleted as well. So let's just say I don't care what a bunch of adults think about me. No offense :)
Those bulbs aren't really good. I think the problem is the bulbs. I strongly suggest buying a CHE. They're about the best heat bulbs you can find on amazon, I use them too: Amazon.com: Simple Deluxe 150W 2-Pack Ceramic Heat Emitter Reptile Heat Lamp Bulb No Light Emitting Brooder Coop Heater...
" Just like humans and many other animals, tortoises do shed their skin. Tortoises shed skin from their head, limbs, and tails in the form of patches and flakes on quite a regular basis. " Also don't forget that thread I linked you :)
I agree with Cathie, my
I agree with Cathie, my Franklin has also been trying to hibernate and I'm not letting him. Wait until we're out of the cold time of year and he'll get active again. Like Cathie said, a Russian doesn't need to hibernate.
It looks like her shell is pyramiding. I'm not sure though, it looks really bad. I suggest immediately increasing the humidity of her enclosure and giving her a good soak daily for 20-30 minutes. That might stop it.