Skin falling off!

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My yellow bellied slider baby looks like his skin is falling off! Is this normal?!
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Mine just got through having the same problem. A little shedding is common, but if yours is shedding a lot like mine was, it could be from excessive growth which usually from overfeeding and overheating. I lowered his water temp from 80 to 76 F and switched him from a daily feeding schedule to every other day. The shedding seems to have stopped and his shell is looking better too.

Check out this link for more possible causes:
http://www.turtlepuddle.org/health/skin.html
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Skin shedding is also a sign of poor water quality.
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Not necessarily. If its consistent, then maybe, but its mostly caused by overfeeding, and too much basking. It normal, unless it doesn\'t stop.
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