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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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We have a Red Eared Snapper Terrapin for 37 years. He has

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We have a Red Eared Snapper Terrapin for 37 years.
He has been healthy all this time, but recently his tank has been infested by very small flies, that are shaped like hang-gliders and we have seen small worms in the tank and on his shell.
What has caused this and how can we treat it?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Vet
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Expert:  Joan replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

My name Joan and I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and reptile Rescue.

Can you tell me about the set up?

Diet?

Filtration?

UVB light, linear tube or compact coil, strength, age of bulb and brand?

Basking light?

Joan