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An albino red-eared slider is a rare pet turtle. They have no chance of surviving in the wild, and they are found among breeders. Breeders can also determine the sex of an albino red-eared slider by the temperature. More »

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Red-eared sliders eat both plants and meat. Older turtles eat a lot more vegetation than young turtles, who are primarily carnivorous. Commercial turtle pellets can be fed as part of a turtle's diet but should be supplem... More »

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When the temperature of the water in a red-eared slider's environment drops below a certain temperature, the turtle's metabolic system slows down and he loses his appetite. RedEarSlider.com states that this is one reason... More »

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When the temperature of the water in a red-eared slider's environment drops below a certain temperature, the turtle's metabolic system slows down and he loses his appetite. RedEarSlider.com states that this is one reason... More »

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Due to its small size, hardiness and temperament, the Mississippi mud turtle makes a good pet if given the proper care. These turtles do best in larger aquariums that contain adequate filtration, a generous quantity of a... More »

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A turtle starter kit provides everything a person adopting a turtle as a pet needs. Major providers of these kits include Zoo Med, Zilla Products and Reptihabitat, and their turtle starter kits are available from pet sup... More »

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There are two types of snapping turtles: the common snapping turtle and the alligator snapping turtle, both of which are relatively large predatory freshwater turtles. Alligator snapping turtles are the larger of the two... More »

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