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If you don't think it can get ........... fact is it probably has.
leave sand or flour or something across thresholds etc....... that way you'll see if there's been any movement
leave water food and heat source too.
In all my pet experience...... I've never experienced an animal suddenly become bizerk and violently aggressive due to a medical conditions......... Defensive aggression yes but not as described above.
I also believe that puberty in any animal can almost show its self over night not always...
Sounds like puberty like you say and the fact that you disturbed his lovely swim.
Patience and persistence not to let him rule the roost.
Put an old shirt in his viv if he hasn't already and go back to basics, get him back used to you without actually touching him and build on that
I'd cut food offerings down to once every 2 days and make him hungry for a full meal, try to build his appetite up by then becoming more regular.
Also being petshop bought he could be food shy or just used to eating whilst no one is around at night or in the dark.
I can imagine its not a great...