Unlike their land counterparts, water turtles prefer diets made from animal proteins, since they are predators by nature. The reptiles also eat algae and other available plants, but in limited quantities. Lack of protein and feeding only plant food leads to the development of serious diseases in reptiles, and sometimes to death, so it is recommended to give preference to balanced production diets.
So, modern professional turtle food takes into account the biological needs and characteristics of these animals. In them, in the right proportion, the components of animal and vegetable origin are correlated (and the first ones predominate), fats, vitamins and minerals. Continue reading