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The beginning of something bad?

Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by Evansbadwifi, Jul 13, 2019.

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  1. Evansbadwifi

    Evansbadwifi New Member

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    I’ve had my Redfooted tortoise for about two days now. he was born in February I was wondering if this is the beginning of shell rot shell fungus
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    Did you post a picture? I can't see it.
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    Oh haha! Im pretty new to this so i apologize. Here is the picture 58472701288__5D073F9F-C7A7-475A-8F77-8F208584D200.jpg
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    It might be. Hard to tell by looking at a picture and not seeing the animal in real life. Are you keeping it on WET substrate? The substrate should be sort of dry on top, but moist under the top layer.
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    Yeah, its dry, but humid enough in its enclosure so he wont dry out
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    I see nothing to be alarmed over. Nice looking redfoot!
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    I was looking at the little grey spots on either side of the mid-line above the back legs.
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