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The end (maybe the last 2 inches) of my rat, Salazar,'s tail is kind of scaley... It has large pirces of skin that look like they could shed off? They come off when I pull them, and he doesn't seem to be in pain when I do. I'm just kind of worried and confused at what it could be. I was thinking maybe his skin is dry?
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My one rat has this as well. I usually will run her tail under water about once a month and clean it to try to get some of the scales off, I'm not sure either what causes this so I'm curious as well!
 

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I was told it's just new skin growing. Apparently their tails shed skin and grow new skin every so often. Don't pull it off. Just let it fall off naturally.
 
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