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Hermann Tortoise - Shell colour change with new growth

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  1. SkyeFairfax

    SkyeFairfax New Member

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    Hi all!

    I've had Aristotle, a hermann tortoise, for 1.5 years and her new growth on her shell has become a brighter yellow colour than her older growth- please see attached photo. I havent changed anything in regards to her food/habitat. Is this healthy or should i be worried?

    Thank you!
    Ellie

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    She looks fine too me. The lighting makes her look florescent yellow.
    @HermanniChris can confirm
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    HermanniChris Well-Known Member TFO Sponsor 10 Year Member!

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    That’s right. The lighting pops the color and even so, new growth is often bright yellow or even white.
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