i'm specific they *might desire to* even with the shown fact that it does not be solid for them. this is their customary weight-alleviation plan: in the time of their lives, jap Painteds are omnivorous with the stable selection for being carnivores. This creates the possibility for keepers to grant too plenty interior the way of proteins. this is taken under consideration necessary shop a examine on the turtle's weight-alleviation plan and confirm that this is getting a properly-rounded feeding. In captivity, they do properly on Mazuri and ReptoMin, Reptile/Pond 10, Cichlid Sticks, feeder fish, occasional ghost shrimp, aquatic flowers (alongside with Water Lilies, Water Hyacinth, Duckweed, Anachris, Water Lettuce, Water Fern, Pondweed, Water starwort, Hornwort, Water milfoil, and Frogbit), vegetables (alongside with Zucchini, Squash, Collard vegetables, Beet Leaves, Endive, Romaine, pink Leaf Lettuce, Kale, Escarole, Mustard vegetables & Dandelions) and a few end result, crickets, meal worms and blood worms.