Red-eared Sliders and Worms in the Water?

Answer The red-eared slider is a small species of turtle native to the southern United States, now found all over North America as an invasive species. The turtles often are kept as pets, both indoors and... Read More »

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How long can red-eared sliders stay out of water?

The red-eared slider can live out of water for an indefinite amount of time. They have been known to stay in their home ranges through droughts that cause the waterway to completely dry up.Referenc... Read More »

How big do red-eared sliders grow?

The red eared slider, one of the more commonly sold turtles in pet stores, can grow up to 12 inches when it reaches maturity. Usually, the female sliders are slightly larger than the males.Source:A... Read More »

What do red eared sliders eat besides pet store food?

Red-ear slider turtles, also known as red eared sliders, can eat a wide variety of meats, fruits and vegetables. Young red ear sliders need more protein than adults. Protein sources include feeder ... Read More »

How fast do Red-eared Sliders grow?

Generally speaking, Red-eared Sliders grow faster in captivity than in the wild. Captive Red-eared Sliders reach sexual maturity at about 2 to 4 years of age. Wild female Red-eared Sliders reach ma... Read More »