Zoo Meds floating ReptiSticks are specially formulated to meet the needs of aquatic species of turtles, newts, frogs, and crabs. Zoo Med has over 25 years of experience researching the nutritional requirements of reptiles and developing foods that meet their needs. In nature, aquatic turtles eat animal and plant material as part of their natural diet. This food is made with fish, shrimp, and kale to simulate their natural diet.With added vitamins and minerals. Feed one to two times daily. Place a small portion of floating ReptiSticks in the water and allow them to eat for up to 5 minutes. Remove any uneaten food with a net after one hour. For additional variety, offer your turtles Zoo Meds Can O Shrimp and turtle treats.