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Sulcata skin got darker

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Brockazoid, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. Brockazoid

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    So I recently increased the temps in my enclosure cause my tortoise was sneezing and was blowing little bubbles out his nose, after increasing the temps in noticed his skin got a little darker, can any tell me if this is natural or a bad sign. Thank you
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    My tortoise is a sulcata by the way
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Darkened skin is usually caused by the substrate.
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    They also darken up when they start getting regular sunshine.
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    Ohh okay that makes sense cause I eliminated the uvb light in his enclosure so I've been taking him outside for two or more hours a day. Thank you guys I appreciate that very much
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    Thank you thank you
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