redfoot shell rot on carapace?

Viscardi98

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Past few weeks/months I've noticed some white marks/blemishes appear on top of my redfoot's shell. At first I didn't take much notice to it as I thought it was shedding + having a dry shell. I also spray her down + her enclosure and the wet shell can hide the white blemishes.

I'm starting to get worried now as I'm starting to think its appeared on other parts of her carapace
 

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Alex and the Redfoot

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Since you spray the substrate - it's good idea to check the plastron for shell fungus. Better way to keep humidity high is to pour water in the enclosure corners to wet lower layers of substrate and keep top layer dry. This helps to avoid plastron rot and humidity lasts longer.

If enclosure is not covered - consider to do that, that helps a lot with retaining humidity and temperatures.
 

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