Is this what urates looks like?

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lalaglo

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Woke up to find this in Boris's tank when I turned on the light. This is the spot he had been sleeping. Is this what urates looks like? I haven't found a photo online that looks like this to compare it to. My vet is closed today but I did email him a photo for tomorrow for him to look at. Hopefully this is normal and nothing serious. Last night he had his weekly soak, I cleaned his tank and put down new substrate...a new kind because the store was out of his usual coconut substrate but I think I like this type better. The coconut substrate tends to get really dry and dusty. He his new to my family, and a new kind of pet for me, and hasn't seen the vet yet because I just got him. Any help would be great thank you!
 

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Yes that is Urates, If he is new he might need worming,
But what you see is nothing to worry about, But get a fecal test done to make sure he is free of any intruders..
 

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I guess you got enough "yep Thats urates" you dont need mine but what the heck... I'm feeling quite redundent tonight!

... looks like urates to me too...:p
 
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