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Hypocalcaemia in terrapins

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Hypocalcaemia in terrapins

Hypocalcaemia refers to low levels of calcium (calcium deficiency) in the bloodstream. It is also referred to as 'metabolic bone disease'.

Hypocalcaemia can lead to shell deformity
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Why is calcium so important?

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How does calcium move into the body of the terrapin?

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What are the signs of hypocalcaemia?

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How can I prevent hypocalcaemia?

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