Red Eared Slider Turtle for sale
Looking for a baby red eared slider turtle for sale? We’ve got some of the nicest captive bred baby slider turtles for sale online anywhere in the USA. Also, tortoise town has the best red eared slider turtle price anywhere! If you’re considering where to buy a red ear slider turtle for sale, you’ve come to the right place! Tortoise Town offers a wide variety of different ages and even albino red ear slider turtle for sale. Albino slider turtles are available in various different albino slider turtle color morphs. The Red Ear slider turtle is probably the most popular of any slider turtles. Baby Red Ear slider turtle are available in various color morphs as well as the traditional and more common slider turtle. If you are looking for red ear slider turtle for sale cheap, than you would want the common red-eared slider babies for sale. Tortoise town also offers the yellow belly slider turtle as well.
Red-eared sliders are very strong swimmers and will spend a majority of their time in the water. Red Ear slider turtles also bask a lot, and during the warmer days. Also, in the wild, red-ears love to stack on top of each other while doing so. The slightest movement or sound will spook them causing them to slide off their logs and back into the water. Interestingly, this is what leads to their name. This “sliding” along with the red ear mark on both sides of their heads, gives them their common name. Baby red-eared sliders can be very personable and will often swim up to you, hoping to be fed.
Red Ear Slider Size
When considering where to buy a baby red eared slider turtle for sale online, also consider they’re size so you purchase the correct size habitat or slider turtle aquarium setup. Full grown adults can reach 12 inches in length. Unlike other species, the females usually being the largest in size. However, there are rare instances of adult red-eared sliders growing larger than 12 inches.
Red Eared Slider turtle Life Span
Red-eared sliders can live a long life in captivity. Consider the lifespan of a slider turtle when considering to purchase a baby red eared slider turtle. When cared for correctly, they can easily live longer than 20 years.
Red Eared Slider Turtle Diet
Red-eared sliders are omnivores. You’ll want to understand what to feed your new baby red eared slider turtles for sale. In the wild, they feed on aquatic vegetation, small fish and decaying material such frogs, small fish etc. Pet red-eared sliders will feed on just about anything you give them, but we recommend feeding them a commercial turtle food or baby turtle pellet to benefit proper growth and health. On occasion, you can offer them leafy greens, freeze-dried shrimp or krill, crickets, super worms, rosy red minnows and even pinky mice.
Red-Eared Slider Turtles Habitat
Hatchling red-eared slider turtles for sale are very cute, but don’t let their peanut size fool you. Remember, adults can grow to 8-12 12 inches once fully mature. The general rule of thumb for housing most freshwater turtles, including red-eared sliders for sale is for every inch of shell length, you should provide 10 gallons of water. For example, a red-eared slider with a 5-inch shell length should be provided an enclosure containing 40-50 gallons of water to allow for adequate swimming space.
They can be kept in aquariums, turtle tubs, or other land and water setups. Most of all, slider turtles prefer mostly aquatic habitats.