Moss Back Turtle - Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)
Juvenile: 6 - 8 cm, Sub-adult: 8 - 10 cm, Adult: 20 cm
Water change: change every two days in summer, 3-4 times in spring and autumn, and once every 15 days in winter
Light: Moss back turtles should not be placed in the sun or in the dark. It is best to place them in a place with sufficient bright light and direct sunlight. You can use energy-saving lamps when the room is dark. Fluorescent lamps make up the light, usually 3-4 hours is sufficient.
Feeding: Usually once every 5-7 days
|Adult Size:||8'' (20 cm)|
|Temperature:||60.8 - 77°F (16 - 25°C)|
|Life Span:||30 years|