my turtles sick

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bbrriitt
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my turtle has a paper thin shell and i need to know if thats normal for a young turtle????
miss_quoia
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I believe your turtle has soft shell disease. Do you have a lighiting source in your tank? If not it is very important that you get one. This may aid your turtle in recovery.
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Is the shell soft? Does it \"give\" if you press on it lightly?

Do you have proper lighting for him (UVB light and light for a heat source)?

What are you feeding him? Is he getting enough calcium in his diet?

It would be good to read some of the other posts on this forum as well as some care sheets so you can make sure you`re doing everything possible for his health.
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