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Captive Black Marsh Terrapins are happiest when fed on a diet resembling that in the wild, consisting of worms, snails, and other live aquatic animals as well as leafy green vegetables and fruits. They can also be fed commercial floating turtle food or cat or dog food, provided it is supplemented with live food. Juveniles can feed on bloodworms and commercial food that has been crushed.

The turtle's water should be kept at about 80 degrees Fahrenheit and should be moderately shallow, with hiding places for the turtle. There should also be a land area with a basking lamp. The basking light should heat one area of the aquarium to about 85 degrees.

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