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Turtles diseases - causes and prevention


The causes are multiple diseases turtles, generally caused by:

Parasitic organisms:
scourge, nematodes (worms), or cilia, ectoparasites (ticks)
Bacterial organisms:
organsime a wide variety of gram-negative, highly resistant to antibiotics and is easily transmitted and can cause death of the entire group
Viral organisms:
is found very difficult, it is difficult trateza, and spread easily from one sample to another
Microplasmatice bodies.
Measures to prevent

The simplest method of prevention is to maintain a group to a small number of individuals of the same species, without actually changes, if you still is necessary to extend the group quarantine is recommended for "newbies" at least six months, preferably 12 or 18 months, also feeding should be done with separate utensils; is to avoid mixing species, because it is possible that a species have no immunity to microorganisms that normally carry other species.


Hygiene in general is a very important factor, so thoroughly clean and disinfect all the tools used.

Diet is best to avoid fruit with high sugar content because they attract flies, which are purtatorele of many diseases and can cause diarrhea. The food consists of balanced food of vegetable origin, containing a large amount of fiber.

Once you see this copy of any ill, isolated him from the group and go with him to a veterinarian. Also, not a lot of people crowded into a big enough place.