shell spots

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Lane
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One of my hatchlings has dark spots on shell top...what should I be aware of/or looking for??
Lilypad
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Hi. It could be the coloration of the turtle\'s shell or it could be shell rot. Keep feeling the shell and look for soft spots if none appear then I would say it is just the color of the shell. I have included two sites that might help you out a little. Good luck hope everything is fine. :)

http://www.resoasis.com/illness.htm

http://www.drpetra.com/Exotics/Common%2 ... urtles.htm
Lane
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Thanks for the info.! I\'ll keep you posted.
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