Brodi

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Hello,

I’ve just noticed some damage to the underside of my 10 year old Horsefield’s shell.

His behaviour hasn’t changed and is still eating and active all day. He climbs a lot and does fall, but this seems like an odd place to damage from a small height and a soft landing.

I’m not sure how long it’s been like that since I don’t look at the bottom of his shell too often does anyone have any advice one what to do?

Thanks, Brodi
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wellington

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Just keep an eye on it to be sure it doesn't get worse. Probably nothing but rubbing on something or maybe he took a hard landing on something.
 

Yvonne G

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It's old, healed and not a problem.
 

TammyJ

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What's he climbing and falling in and on?
 

Brodi

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He climbs over his house/ sleeping area and his tunnel when he’s in his enclosure. Both are made of wood and are not much taller than him so not a large fall, it’s on a thick layer of sand substrate and bedding material so pretty soft.
 

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