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Eastern Painted Turtle

$84.95 - $159.00
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* Our 2 inches are shedding now, colors are not as bright but this will change once this process is finished.

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 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!

  • 5
    Yearling eastern painted turtles

    Posted by Elijah on Dec 21st 2022

    Yesterday, I received two of the best looking and healthy yearling eastern painted turtles from the turtle source. There were no issues and as soon as I unpacked the little guys and put them in their new enclosure, they immediately ate the turtle food that was offered to them.

  • 5
    Beautiful Eastern Painted

    Posted by Stephan Johnson on Dec 20th 2022

    Healthy, very Active and we love him already. The you Team Turtle Source.

  • 5
    Eastern painted

    Posted by Cheyenne on Nov 17th 2022

    I am very happy with my hatchling Eastern painted turtle. I only have amazing things to say about the turtle source! Great Info on thier website and emailed me back with answers to my questions. Amy was awesome and very helpful with emails and phone call. I got my turtle delivered in 24hrs! Turtle was packaged great and even with heating pads to make sure it would stay warm enough all the way to Alaska! My hatchling is beautiful and healthy! I deffinaly recommend buying a turtle/tortoise through them, you won't regret it! Thank you for making this first time turtle mom very happy!

  • 5
    Eastern painted hatchlings

    Posted by Chris Pulli on Sep 17th 2022

    Awesome turtles! They are very active and beautiful! I’m very happy with my purchase

  • 2
    Eastern Painted Turtle

    Posted by Martin Boles on Aug 11th 2022

    Advertised as "well-established hatchling," suggesting a few months or even a year's growth. Instead, it must have been a few days old: hardly bigger than a nickel.

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