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CherryHead Early Signs of Pyramiding?

TheWaveCarver

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Hello everyone,

I have a CherryHead tortoise that is about 3.5 inches long and alittle over 4 months old. I was wondering if someone could help me identify whether or not he's showing early signs of pyramiding.

My main concern is there appears to be a slight notch between the scutes. Is this normal for a growing scute? Should I see that thin notch close overtime? Or is that notch representative of pyramiding that has already started.

My humidity levels are above 90%, I spray the shell with water once a day and soak once a day. There is no basking lamp and temperatures hover around 90F. Thanks!

-TheWaveCarver
 

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Toddrickfl1

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Looks pretty good to me, and very nice looking Redfoot.
 

TheWaveCarver

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Thanks for the feedback everyone! I know the shell looked smooth on first flance, I just wanted to make sure the notch between scutes looked alright and that pyramiding wasn't starting. Thanks again!
 
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