Question: What do Philippine pond turtles eat?

What do forest turtles eat?

Most turtles tend to like goldfish, crayfish, snails and crickets. You will also need to feed them commercial turtle food (found at your local pet supply store).

Do turtles eat carrots?

Shredded carrots, squash, and zucchini are great foods that turtles can eat, too. You can also go with edible aquatic vegetation such as water lettuce, water hyacinth, and duckweed. “For fruits, consider shredded apples and melons, as well as chopped berries,” recommends Dr.

How do you take care of a Philippine turtle?

How to Care for a Pet Turtle

  1. Set Up a Tank. A turtle’s indoor habitat should be at least 40 gallons to allow for growth to adult size. …
  2. Set Up Temperature Control. …
  3. Find Out How Much Your Turtle Should Hibernate. …
  4. Provide Food. …
  5. Clean Tank and Change Water Frequently. …
  6. Do Not Play with Your Turtle Often. …
  7. Wash Your Hands.

Are some turtles poisonous?

There are no known venomous turtles. … Islanders often test hawksbill turtle meat for poison by throwing the turtle’s liver to crows. If the birds reject the liver, the hawksbill is toxic.

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