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Aquatic Weed Control Alternative: Pond Sliders aka Pond Turtles

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Pond Turtles The most common seen turtle is the pond slider.  The top shell is usually dark olive-green to black and striped or blotched with light yellow.  The undersides of their shells are typically bright yellow with numerous black dots or smudges.  Their heads and legs are striped with black and yellow.  There is usually a prominent red streak on the side of the head behind the eye. Mature adults have an average shell length of 5-12 inches and weigh 5-18 lbs.  Their life span in the wild is about 20 years Sliders were most commonly sold in pet stores...

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