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African helmeted turtles are omnivorous, although they probably lean towards the carnivorous side. Make sure you include commercial turtle pellets in her diet. Depending on what they were feeding her before, you may be able to continue with the same food.
 

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I did some further reading on African helmeted turtles. They're predominantly carnivorous. They're supposed to be fairly hardy and make good starter turtles. Don't plan on getting her any tankmates.

For a North American "equivalent," think mud turtles, although African helmeted turtles are probably better swimmers.
 

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Neat looking turtle, enjoy!
 

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