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Are painted turtles omnivores?
Painted turtles are omnivores, but much of their diet is meat-based. They will eat insects, fish, and other animals. They are opportunistic and not very picky about their food items. If it is an animal and makes itself available when the turtle is hungry, it will eat it.
What do Baby painted turtles eat?
Baby painted turtles eat the same things as adult painted turtles. The only difference is that baby and juvenile turtles prefer to eat more meat than adult turtles. Even if they are omnivorous as a species, babies and juveniles are basically carnivorous.
How often should I Feed my painted turtle?
In the wild, adult turtles would eat depending on their food needs and sometimes they may not need to eat for two or even three days a week. Unlike adults, wild painted baby turtles need to eat every day. If you have a pet wild turtle make sure you do not feed it every day, if it is an adult.
What do turtles eat in the wild?
Your turtle may enjoy eating a variety of fruits and vegetables. In the diet include the papaya, apple, and leafy greens. Don鈥檛 forget to add some carrots. Since turtles are omnivorous, they also enjoy eating meat. Once you cook chicken or turkey, give it a piece.