She had a great start from the place I got her. She was 4 months old at the time I got her, and then I kept her in a closed Chamber with high humidity for the first year. Now she's stays outside during the day and at night I put her back in closed chambers with about 80% humidity. She gets a soak about every 2 days when I bring her in.She is gorg!!! How did you keep her shell so smooth??