Red bellied slider turtle

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Red Bellied Slider turtles for sale are some of the most common aquatic turtle pet and can live for up to 50 years in captivity. Red Bellied Sliders for sale are very active and love to swim. While they are mostly aquatic, these diurnal turtles also enjoy a dry, warm place where they can climb out and bask under a heat light. A great habitat would be a large aquarium. A filter is recommended to help keep the water clean, and you will want to include an assortment of rocks, ramps, docks or other turtle accessories to provide ample space for climbing. A garden or outdoor pond is another common habitat solution for red bellied slider turtles for sale. Turtles are social animals and can be kept together as long as you provide enough space in their habitat.

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Description

Red bellied slider turtle The scutes along the outside edge of the carapace are outlined in yellow. There is alos red ear mark located just behind the eye. The head, neck, and legs are greenish with yellow stripes. The plastron (bottom shell) is yellow with a dark, rounded blotch in each scute

The most attractive feature of this turtle is its appearance. These Sliders are known for their distinct red stripes behind each ear. They range in color from dark green to brown, with yellowish ribbons all over their green bodies and along the edge of their dark olive-green shell.
The red-eared slider gets its name from the small, red stripe around its ears, or where its ears would be, and from its ability to slide quickly off rocks and logs into the water. This species was previously known as Troost’s turtle in honor of an American herpetologist Gerard Troost.
Identification: Trachemys s. elegans (Wied-Neuwied, 1838), the Red-eared Slider, has a unique, broad red or orange (rarely yellow) stripe behind each eye (Ernst et al, 1994; Conant and Collins, 1998). Younger individuals have numerous dark, eyelike spots on the yellow plastron (Conant and Collins, 1998)

Additional information

Age

cb hatchling, cb well started baby, cb yearling

Gender

Male, Female

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