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Red Eared Slider

$14.95 - $99.95
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Product Description

Countless requests for juvenile Red Eared Sliders have inspired us to make this species available in the highest quality possible. We hatch & hand raise Red Ears to pond size for our customers all the time - now we're making juveniles and yearlings available at a most affordable price - remember, the shipping charge is the same for 1 to 6 of all our small sized turtles. (Mix and match as you like)

The most common turtle available the world over, Red Eared Sliders make excellent starter turtles, and adults will brighten up outdoor ponds in nearly all U.S temperature zones. They do well in tanks, water and land setups, and when kept with most other species.

They bask frequently, and will even pile on top of each other for the best sunning position. In community set ups, it's often the red ears example that quicken other species taming down. Red Ears are omnivorous, eating pellets, most greens, insects, fish, mollusks etc.

**Please Note: Red Eared Sliders are not allowed to be shipped to Virginia, Oregon or Florida. Rarer color morphs of Red Eared Sliders, such as Albino Red Ears, Pastel Red Ears, Hypo Red Ears, Hypo Translucent and Ghost Red Ears are permitted to be shipped to Florida. Please contact us if you have any questions - Thank you.**

Other Details

Common Name:
Red Eared Sliders
Scientific Name:
Trachemys Scripta Elegans
Restricted States:
Turtle Category:
North American Water Turtles
Turtle Subcategory:

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
    Red eared sliders

    Posted by Unknown on Sep 24th 2023

    My sons are in love with their new turtles. They came quickly and safely. They are adapting well to their new home. We love watching them swim and bask on rocks.

  • 2
    Red Eared Slider Hatchling

    Posted by Unknown on Sep 21st 2023

    Turtle arrived shortly before noon the day they were supposed to. Packaging, however, was questionable. The box came with styrofoam insulation with holes poked in the side, presumably for air flow. Problem is, the title was inside a sealed togo soup container inside the box, with no air holes in the plastic container. Additionally, if you insulate a box but then pkke holes in it, is it really insulated? Was probably a pretty cold plane ride for the little dude. Inside the soup container was one half sheet of dry paper towel. Maybe this was wet to provide some moisture before UPS picked it up, but sure didn't look like it. In between the container and the box was one sheet of newspaper, so in addition to it being a cold, suffocating trip, it was likely very bouncy too. Really surprised more thought wasn't put into to this to do a live reptile. So far the little guy seems to be doing OK but was really sluggish when he first arrived and slept nearly the entire day, no doubt exhausted and stressed out from the trip; just glad I was home to receive the box and get him out as soon as possible.

  • 5
    Red ear slider

    Posted by Lorenzaa on Aug 17th 2023

    it's really nice. The little turtle is small and tiny and it eats good.

  • 5
    Red Ear Slider

    Posted by Gloria Benson on Aug 2nd 2023

    I received my baby red ear slider on time just as they said. The little one is doing very well. Eating good and very attentive. The Turtle Source was very helpful when I called them for questions.

  • 5
    Excellent Service!

    Posted by Chris Olden on Jul 15th 2023

    The turtle was delivered when they said it would be here, and it is very healthy. Numerous members of staff kindly answered the many questions we had. Highly recommend them!

  • 5
    red eared slider

    Posted by Randall I on Jun 29th 2023

    Had a problem with UPS delivery. They notified me it would be a day late. Called The Turtle Source and I got the turtle as scheduled.

  • 5
    Red Eared Slider Hatchling

    Posted by Mariah Williams on Jun 8th 2023

    Came super fast and early. The hatchling was alive and looked good and its extremely active by trying to run away lol. But great packaging and I’m happy with my purchase!

  • 5
    Super fast and packaged, well kept inside

    Posted by Pablo on Jun 2nd 2023

    As stated :)

  • 5
    So Happy with My Order !

    Posted by Anesha Sandiford on May 28th 2023

    At first I was skeptical to order, but I really wanted a turtle since they aren’t sold in NY. But I was happy with what I received, my turtle came well packaged and even came with some food ! I recommend The Turtle Source to anyone looking !

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