Calico Yellow Bellied Slider




Calico Yellow Bellied Slider : These two strikingly colored turtles hatched and were singled out from hundreds of thousands of normal Yellow Bellied Sliders. They both have very sharp, strong contrasting color patterns, and as the photos show, stand out from the rest… Their behavior and care is the same as for normal Yellow Bellied Sliders and follows:

Calico Yellow Bellied Slider s are mostly aquatic and love to bask. They make excellent starter turtles, and adults will add color to outdoor ponds in all but the coldest temperature zones. They do well in tanks, with primarily water setups, and get along very well when kept with most other species.

They bask frequently, and often pile on top of each other for the highest possible sunning position. In community set ups, Yellow Bellied Sliders are usually the first turtle that will become tame – setting the example for other species. Yellow Bellied Sliders are omnivorous, eating pellets, most greens, insects, fish, mollusks etc. Water plants are a favorite food and a favorite“hang out. They are a fine species for community tanks and ponds.

As you probably guessed, yellow-bellied sliders aren’t the most cuddly pets to have around. They do not like being handled and will always prefer to be left alone in their habitat. It is possible to get your turtle a bit more comfortable with the idea of being held. However, they will never enjoy it.