excess molting

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I\'ve had my RES for about 5 weeks. She continues to keep molting. Does she have a mineral deficiency?
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It\'s normal for the turtle to shed some skin and scutes. When you say molt, you\'re referring to the skin, right? Anyway, it\'s normal, but if it\'s excessive (constantly for weeks and months), it\'s a sign if poor water quality. I\'d make sure the filter is strong enough and good enough (biological filtration).

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