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The Red Eared slider is a very friendly turtle that makes a great pet! I know this because I myself have one!

Appearance: Make up of many shades of green. The bottom shell is yellowish. The most distinguishing characteristic are the red stripes on either side of the turtle's head.

Pellets, plants, vegetables, and animal protein.

Must be kept in an aquarium. Most of the tank should be water wiht 10%-25% land area. A filter is useful in keeping the tank clean. The water should be 75-80 degrees F.

Interesting facts:
It is illegal to sell the sliders when they are under 4 inches.

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