BAMJ

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Hi there! I'm looking for some experienced opinions. Attached are some pictures of my little Hermanns (please excuse the calcidust on her bottom, she's been roaming) - I'm a little worried as I've noticed the edge of the back of her shell is slightly flared/turned upwards (she's around a year old)

Diet: She's currently on a mixture of weeds and plants from the garden, with alternating calcidust and nutrobal each day.

Lighting: she's currently under a combi bulb 100W however I'm changing to a strip bulb and basking bulb.

General: she roams a lot, loves to eat and has a bath 3 times a week.


Thank you for your help! I'm a first time tortoise parent so would really appreciate any advice you have.
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Cut back on the calcium to 2-3 times a week just a small pinch or get her a cuttle bone so she can help herself. Too much calcium is as bad as too little.
@HermanniChris can help you further with the shell.
 
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