Unlike its aquatic counterparts, the land turtle is omnivorous, but the basis of its diet is still food of plant origin. That’s why reptiles are so fond of salads, vegetables and fruits that their owners usually give them.
However, often owners do not know that it is not recommended to add fruits with a high glucose content to the food of land turtles – bananas and grapes, and it is strictly forbidden to give dairy products and processed food to animals. Continue reading
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