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i noticed my female red eared slider basking and when i went for a closer look i notice that at the very center of her shell theres a piece that looks like its sheding ... i only wish i could get a picture to show you but i can right know ..... is this normal? i freaking out, what can i do to help her if this isnt normal? she she fairly large 7 plus inchs in size.

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i noticed my female red eared slider basking and when i went for a closer look i notice that at the very center of her shell theres a piece that looks like its sheding ... i only wish i could get a picture to show you but i can right know ..... is this normal? i freaking out, what can i do to help her if this isnt normal? she she fairly large 7 plus inchs in size.

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turtles loose the plates on their shell regularly, its like snakes and spiders shed their skin... i found tons of plates every time i would clean my sliders cage... no worries
 
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