Naturally, red-eared slider turtles are omnivores. They feed on aquatic pants, fish, worms, animal remians, insects, snails and fish.
So, can red eared slider turtles eat earthworms? Sure thing! They can eat insects, grubs, and worms. On occasions, you can feed them store-bought shrimp or krill. They’ll even eat small fish (live or dead) or frogs too.
Lastly, they love muching on varieties of vegetation too.
Do Red Eared Slider Turtles eat Worms?
Earthworms and other worm types are fine when fed as a treat. If the worms you plan on feeding are gotten from your yard, just make sure no one nearby uses pestcides.
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But, you should feed your turtle 50-70% greens in their diet, alongside worms, fish, or small shrimps. I foudn out that younger Red-eared slider turtles are more carnivorous than their adult counterprts, so it’s fine to feed them a more protein-based diet.
In the US, the Red-Eared Slider Turtle is no doubt the most popular pet turtle, so you can almost fin turtle food pelets at pet stores.
Remember, variety is the key here!