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Eastern Painted Turtle

$44.95 - $159.00
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*Texas customers require a Non Game Dealer's Permit in order to purchase this turtle.

Product Description

Eastern painted turtles are excellent for small tanks or larger community set ups. Once over three inches they make fine additions for outdoor ponds.

True omnivores, they will eat most water plants, pellets, insects, fish, worms crustaceans, romaine lettuce and meat. These very colorful turtles will quickly learn to come to feeding hands, love to bask, and stay quite active. An excellent choice for beginning and intermediate keepers.

Other Details

Common Name:
Eastern Painted Turtles
Scientific Name:
Chrysemys Picta Picta
Restricted States:
Turtle Category:
North American Water Turtles
Turtle Subcategory:
Painted Turtles

Warranty Information

We offer a 7 day health guarantee on our captive bred animals only provided all conditions are met as listed in our Terms and Conditions page.


  • 5
    Eastern painted turtle

    Posted by Melodee on Nov 15th 2023

    We got our little guy over a month ago and couldn’t be happier he is healthy and we can’t wait to watch him grow and get bigger we got him within a day and he was packaged and handled well.

  • 5
    Eastern and Western Painted turtle babies

    Posted by A New Turtle Family on Sep 18th 2023

    I purchased 2 well established hatchlings, an Eastern and a Western Painted turtle...I couldn't decide so got both... I was amazed at how quickly our little guys...or girls arrived. UPS was here with them right on schedule. They were well packed and appeared to be handled with care. The driver was very gentle when carrying them up the driveway. Once I got them inside and out of the box they looked very clean and were very active. After a quick inspection they went right to their new home and as of today (3 days) appear to still be happy and healthy. My worries were "what if they came injured from the ride and what if they didn't eat?" No injuries and they ate the turtle food without any problems...they knew exactly what it was and didn't hesitate. The website was easy to navigate. The only issue I had was it wouldn't let me purchase at 1st because our state requires a health certificate. Once I figured out what it was asking me to do all went smoothly. I was very nervous about this experience but I am impressed!! Well done and would definitely recommend them to others.

  • 5
    Baby Turtle

    Posted by Jonathan on Sep 13th 2023

    I purchased 2 Eastern Painted Turtle hatchlings online. The turtles arrived in 24 hours and the turtles were in excellent condition. Excellent customer service.

  • 4
    Baby Eastern painted turtle

    Posted by Michael Flynn on May 5th 2023

    Everything happened as advertised,, the turtle is wonderful!,,

  • 5
    Eastern Painted Turtle

    Posted by HaleyD on Apr 26th 2023

    Would definitely recommend. Ordered a yearling eastern painted. From order to arrival was less than 24 hours. He was packaged safely. They even sent food which I thought was super awesome. He was active and interactive with his new environment the first day. Me and my 4 yo son are absolutely i love with the little guy! Thank you!!!

  • 5
    Eastern painted turtle

    Posted by William on Jan 30th 2023

    Our new turtle (pop tart) is awesome, and so much fun to watch, it came very safely packaged, and was very lively right away.. I highly recommend the turtle source, we are looking forward to many years with our new family friend Pop Tart. Thank you!!

  • 5

    Posted by Arrie on Jan 28th 2023


  • 5
    2 inch Eastern Painted turtles

    Posted by Mr.Cotton on Jan 2nd 2023

    On 12/30/2022, I received my 2 inch Eastern Painted Turtle from the turtle source. My beautiful little turtle was packed well and was very active once I took him out of the box and placed him into his new home. Taylor was a great help. She made sure to select the turtle that I had requested. My overall experience with the turtle source has been excellent. Look forward to doing business with them again. Guys, thank you so much!

  • 5
    Eastern Painted Turtle

    Posted by William Edwards on Dec 25th 2022

    Absolutely love the little guy! Arrived alive and well. If I’m ever on the market for a turtle again, I’ll definitely purchase from TheTurtleSource!