Eastern Painted Turtles (Chrysemys Picta Picta)
TYPE: Painted Turtles
Eastern painted turtles are excellent for small tanks or larger community set ups. Once over three inches they make fine additions for outdoor ponds.
True omnivores, they will eat most water plants, pellets, insects, fish, worms crustaceans, romaine lettuce and meat. These very colorful turtles will quickly learn to come to feeding hands, love to bask, and stay quite active. An excellent choice for beginning and intermediate keepers.