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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

Baby red-eared sliders will eat water plants, dead matter and fish in the wild but if they are being kept as pets it is best to raise them on commercial turtle feed. A steady and nutrient-rich diet promotes growth in tur... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles
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