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Answered 2009-07-13 15:25:33

Yes, Red Eared Sliders are more active in warmer temperatures. Their activity and appetite is stimulated by temperature. 64-72 is a Slider's death zone, it is too warm for hibernation, and too cold to eat. Red Eared Sliders are very avid baskers.

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