Red-Eared Sliders are Semi-Aquatic turtles.
No, red eared sliders can't live in saltwater. They are fresh water turtles.
No. Red eared sliders are water turtles, while box turtles are land turtles.:)
They require it! They are aquatic turtles.
Red eared sliders can stay under the water for as long as 6 hours! Amazing right?
Usually turtles sleep in the water with their head sticking out for air.
Yes,red eared sliders are very tough and aren't as fussy as other turtles
They do in Fact Sleep under water.
Red Eared Sliders are water turtles so they need water but sand can be in their tank with them. Sand tends to clog filters though, so gravel would be a better option.
turtles don't have spit so they don't drink anything they have to eat in the water
res (red eared sliders) can go along time under water;don't worry about it just make sure they have a nice spot to reach and get air.
Red Eared Sliders are aquatic turtles. They generally spend their time in a pond like environment, and come up to bask in the sun.Image search "red eared slider" to find out. They are very unique looking and very easy to tell what kind of turtle they are.Then, return them wherever you got them. You obviously shouldn't be owning turtles.
red eared sliders will only eat in water. if you try to feed it out of water and it doesn't eat, don't get mad.
Yes, sliders are one type of turtle capable of sleeping under water. They can last for surprisingly long amounts of time but will automatically wake up to rise for air when oxygen levels become low. Even though all are capable, some turtles will non the less choose to sleep with their bodies submerged in water with only their noses or full head out. I've even seen some turtles taking naps totally out of the water. So yes, red eared slider turtles can safely sleep under water if they so choose to.
red eared turtles live in both ,water and land
Wild Red Eared Sliders hibernate (brumate) in ponds or bodies of water at the bottom in the mud.
No they do not breathe under water. They have lungs. Aquatic turtles such as the red - eared slider can hold their breath for 3 - 4 hours.
Yes, they are aquatic turtles. They can survive out of water, but this leads to death by dehydration after a few days. I would only recommend removing them from water for a max amount of 4-6 hours a day.
out of the water they will dround in water
When you feed a red eared slider, the food should be in the water.
They live in water or an aquarium
No they cannot because they are very different than tortoises who can live without water but with turtles they are amphibious which means they HAVE TO HAVE WATER WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES.
yes warmth and water
i profer fresh
The standard room temperature should be around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. All RES (red eared sliders) should have that temp water. And make sure the water isn't lower than 75 degrees.