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Are there contagious diseases?

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  1. omar_00043

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    Hello
    Is there a contagious turtle disease means infecting other turtles ??
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Yes, each species could have their own and that's why you never should house different species together.
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    Thank you
    I put the turtles of Greece with the Sokolata
    And I isolate them[emoji217][emoji1308]
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    You do put a sulcata with a Greek? They should not be together. Besides the medical issues you asked about, the sulcata will bully and harm the other.
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    Species should never be mixed.
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    I will keep them isolated
    Thank you
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