Why do turtles turn white?

Most of the time your turtle’s shell is turning white due to hard water. You can fix this by using distilled/treated water and by cleaning the turtle’s shell. It may be due to a fungal infection as well.

Why does my baby turtle have white spots?

White spots on a turtle’s shell are a common problem, but fortunately one that can be easy to resolve. Appearing as either small patches or large areas, white spots can also be present on the neck and legs. In general, they have three main causes: mineral deposits, shell rot, and shedding of the skin and scutes.

What causes the ears to become red and hot?

What Causes the Ears to Become Red and Hot? 1 Reaction to Emotions Can Cause The Ears To Turn Red and Hot. 2 Ears Turning Red and Hot Caused Due to Exposure to Environment. 3 Ears Turning Red and Hot Caused Due to Reaction to Hormones. 4 Red and Hot Ears Caused Due to Medication and Treatment.

What causes long lasting flushing of the ear?

Long lasting flushing of ear is caused by abnormal medical or emotional conditions, which is often exaggerated by behavioral or other external factors. Such condition must be carefully evaluated and may need proper treatment. The skin vasodilatation associated with pain and increased temperature is known as Erythermalgia.

When does Meniere’s disease start in one ear?

Meniere’s commonly develops between the ages of 20 and 60, and most often starts in only one ear. Top Symptoms: nausea, episodic dizziness, ringing in the ears, vertigo (extreme dizziness), ear fullness/pressure

What to do if your ears turn red?

Treat Emotional Fluctuation- People with high emotional response associated with red ear may need psychotherapy. Individual must consult psychiatrist for medical management and psychotherapy.

How old are red eared sliders when they hatch?

Observe your turtle’s coloring. Red-eared sliders are brightly colored when they are less than six months old; hatchlings’ shells are often kelly green with light yellow markings. After age 1, these colors fade to a muddied, olive hue.

What should the shell of a red ear slider look like?

The shell of a Red Ear Slider should be hard and relatively smooth. The carapace should be dark green and the plastron should be bright yellow.

Can a red eared slider eat its own eggs?

Red eared sliders have the tendency to eat their own unfertilized eggs. If you have a male and a female Red Eared Slider, then most likely the eggs are fertilized. At this point you have two possibilities. You can either throw them away or take care of them.

How does a red eared slider turtle survive?

After the exhausting process of laying eggs they will do their best to cover them with dirt, leaves, and anything that they can find that will hide the eggs. In general turtles survive by hiding and by making themselves hard to notice. So they do the same thing for their eggs. Here is a video of a red eared slider turtle laying eggs:

How do you reverse shell rot?

Antibiotic cover is essentially in severe shell rot cases or if the shell has been fractured. Topical antibiotics such as silver sulfazadine cream applied daily can be enough for many cases. If they need systemic treatment as well I generally use ceftazadine injection.