What do wild painted turtles eat?

Answer Painted turtles are semi-aquatic turtles commonly found in lakes, streams and marshes with muddy bottoms. Painted turtles are omnivorous (they eat plants and meat) and eat a variety of foods in th... Read More »

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What do baby painted turtles eat in the wild?

Baby painted turtles eat a variety of aquatic plants, such as milfoil and algae, and animals, including freshwater insects, snails, earthworms and tadpoles. Painted turtles tend to be carnivorous w... Read More »

Do painted turtles hibernate?

Painted turtles hibernate, or brumate, during the winter. In the wild, they bury themselves in mud in ponds and streams, sometimes for months. If your pet painted turtles are healthy and well fed, ... Read More »

What do baby painted turtles eat?

Many people who adopt baby painted turtles have no idea how to feed them a balanced diet. Hatchling painted turtles require a variety of foods to grow healthy and strong.FishOffer your baby painte... Read More »

Do painted turtles have to be in water?

Though freshwater is their preferred habitat, it is not necessary for painted turtles to stay in water all the time. The animals bask under the sun above water on logs, fallen trees and other simil... Read More »