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Pyramiding can it be cured?

Discussion in 'Advanced Tortoise Topics' started by itty06, Aug 16, 2018.

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  1. itty06

    itty06 New Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    Thinking of adopting a 7-month-old Leopard Tortoise that is showing signs of pyramiding. Can this be cured, or will it always have that?
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    It can be stopped but not "cured". However, if it's not too bad, is stopped, then it won't appear as badly pyramided when it gets older.
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    The causes and effect of pyramiding on such a young tortoise is what should be considered here. Sounds like it’s been being reared in a dry, desert type of habitat and that is what would concern me here.
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