Ornate Slider turtles for sale
Ornate slider turtle for sale, a less common aquatic turtle that can live 45-50 years in captivity when properly cared for.
Ornate Slider turtles are very active and love to swim. While baby slider turtles for sale are mostly aquatic, these diurnal turtles also enjoy a dry, warm place where they can climb out and bask under a heat light making it important to have a nice floating dock basking area for your new pet slider turtles for sale. A filter is recommended to help keep the water clean, and you will want to include an assortment of rocks, ramps, docks or other turtle accessories to provide ample space for climbing. A garden or outdoor pond is another common habitat solution for ornate sliders. Turtles are social animals and can be kept together as long as you provide enough space in their habitat.
Ornate Slider turtle for sale (Trachemys Ornata)
The Ornate slider turtle for sale has a long history in the pet trade, and it has been kept for many years by a wide variety of hobbyists, both beginners and veterans. For years ornate slider turtles for sale were sold in dime stores, and unfortunately many died due to a lack of knowledge of the children who begged their parents to buy them for them. Luckily, now that reptile enthusiasts are better educated, the ornate slider has a better chance of survival in captivity, but it is a large turtle and should be kept only by people who are prepared to provide the proper care for it.
Ornate sliders for sale are strong swimmers and will spend a majority of their time in the water. They bask a lot, too, and during warm, sunny days, wild red-ears love to stack on top of each other while doing so. The slightest movement or sound will send them sliding off their rocks or logs and back into the water—this, coupled with the red ear mark on both sides of their heads, gives them their common name. Pet Ornate sliders for sale can be very personable and will often swim up to you, begging for food.