Common aquatic turtle: red-eared slider. They're more gregarious, energetic, and available than some relatives. Red-eared sliders grow large, therefore their tank needs basking space. UV and a water filter are needed.
With the correct shelter, eastern box turtles can survive indoors or outdoors. They need a shallow pool of water and a humid atmosphere. With delicate contact and limited touch, these turtles' personalities can emerge.
Western painted turtles are a sight to behold. They require clean water, basking lights, a spacious tank or outdoor area. Similar to red-eared sliders, they require a home and aren't like of being handled too often.
Sawbacks, or Mississippi map turtles, have a dorsal fin. Map turtles are healthy and hardy. Clean water, enough lighting, and a healthy diet avoid fungal infections and deficiencies.
Musk turtles are popular aquatic turtles. Small and easy to care for. They're not strong swimmers, therefore their enclosure water shouldn't be too deep. They should also have lots of places to bask under UVB lighting.
The spotted turtle is one of the tiniest aquatic turtles allowed in captivity. With the correct habitat, they can survive indoors or outdoors in their speckled shells. As with musk turtles, their water shouldn't be too deep.
Yellow-bellied sliders are popular pets since they're hardy if given the correct diet, enclosure, and illumination. They need a large tank or outdoor habitat because they're bigger than Stinkpot or spotted turtles.
When handled appropriately, Wood Turtles are friendly and hardy. Aquatic animals have complex needs. Outside in a huge enclosure is better. As non-swimmers, keep their pond shallow.