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rachel1415
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I was just wondering, at what age or at what size do the turles lose the salmonella bacteria? I take him out a lot and i was wondering how long it would take before i can hold him without washing my hands excessively afterwards.
LuciasAmen-ra
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they also will carrie salmonella
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Well, out here in southern California, the law doesn't allow shops to sell them until they are 4" in size. That is what is considered the safe size against getting it.
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