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WillTort2

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It looks like someone has treated the shiny scute toward the rear with an oil of some type. Try a soak and lightly rub the shell to see if it changes the look.

Also, put a few drop of water on the shell and see if they react the same on all parts of the shell.

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Whodathunkit! I was so afraid to tell my friend Lola has a disease. So there are no diseases that would affect just one scute? We shall try the water test and report back.
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Yep, looks like she rubbed up against something and it polished her shell. :)


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I have seen my torts scratch on a bush and shine up there butts

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Shell looks fine to me. That one scute is just cleaner and either damp or has something on it, like previously mentioned.
 

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Jabuticaba said:
Yep, looks like she rubbed up against something and it polished her shell. :)

May be used a little "Turtle Wax" to get that high gloss look. ;)


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