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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-eared_slider

The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as the red-eared terrapin, is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of the pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and is also popular as a pet in the rest of the world. It has, therefore, become the most ...

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Sep 21, 2017 ... Caring for a red eared slider properly requires more than just a bowl with a little bit of water and a rock. Aquatic turtles, including red eared sliders, need much more in the way of housing and lighting. Take a look at what you need before acquiring a turtle and your new pet slider will be sure to thank you.

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Jun 26, 2017 ... Red eared slider turtles can be great pets but you have to know what you are getting into before making this big of a commitment. Those cute little turtle hatchlings you see for sale will grow into large, long-lived, and somewhat messy aquatic turtles and you need to be prepared for how much space and ...

www.reptilesmagazine.com/Red-Eared-Slider-Care-Sheet

Red-eared sliders come by their common name for two reasons: the red ear patch on both sides of the head, and the fact that wild red-ears, when basking, are known to slide into the water at the slightest hint of danger. Laurie L. Snidow/ Shutterstock ...

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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). Trachemys ...

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Jun 14, 2014 ... Anthony shares an important message with people whom may be considering a purchase of a Slider or Cooter of the genera Trachemys or Pseudemys. Red Eared Sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) are the world's most common pet turtle. That sad fact is due to their ability to withstand subpar conditions ...

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The scientific name for the Red-eared Slider is Chrysemys scripta elegans ( formerly Trachemys scripta elegans), and it belongs to the Emydidae family. It is an aquatic turtle, a strong swimmer, and in the wild, will commonly be seen basking on rocks, logs, or other surfaces above the water. Turtles are reptiles, and ...

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A well-balanced red-eared slider diet consists of: red-eared sliders need a pelleted commercial diet. Commercial turtle treats and freeze-dried krill may be given as treats. Non-toxic aquatic plants (anachris, water lettuce), dark leafy vegetables and sliced vegetables such as squash and carrots. Comet goldfish, earthworms ...

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Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Also know as Pond Slider ( Trachemys scripta) Species Code: PSSC. Description: Red-eared Sliders are brightly marked, and look similar to the painted turtle. The carapace (top shell) of the Red-eared Slider is higher domed than that of the Western Painted Turtle and is ...