How To Breed Turtles in Minecraft?

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In Minecraft, almost 3000 species of fish were included and among them were these sea turtles.

The sea turtles are so innocent creatures as they don’t even fight back when they are attacked.

So, if you looking to breed turtles and make a farm then you need to make defensive boundaries so they don’t get attacked.

Why can’t I breed my turtles in Minecraft?

You can’t breed turtles in Minecraft as the turtles breed and lay eggs only at their home beech or at a location where they have already laid eggs.

Also Read: How to Carve a Pumpkin in Minecraft

What can you do with turtles in Minecraft?

When the baby turtles grow into an adult, they drop a scute and you can make a turtle shell by collecting 5 of those scutes. The shell helps you with breathing while going underwater in Minecraft.

Also Read: How to Get Bees in Minecraft?

Moving on to How To Breed Turtles in Minecraft.

How To Breed Turtles in Minecraft?

Before moving on to the whole breeding process of turtles in Minecraft you need to make sure you have these two things mentioned below:

  •  2 Turtles
  • 2 Seagrass

The fully grown turtles can be found in the Beach biome where you can find them swimming in the water or walking on the beach. If you still can’t find the turtle then you can call them by using a cheat or use a spawn egg.

You can find the seagrass underwater near the shoreline. To collect the seagrass you need to place the shears in your hand as if you hold the weapon and point towards the bed of seagrass and you can collect 2 of them.

Also, remember that:

Turtles will only lay eggs at their home beach or at a location where turtles have already laid eggs.

Now moving on to How To Breed Turtles in Minecraft:

  1. Both Turtles need to be close together and for that you can dig a hole in the sand so that the turtles don’t run away.
  2. Now the seagrass you collected before, you need to feed them to the turtles one by one.breed turtles
  3. To feed the seagrass every version of Minecraft has different controls and some of them are mentioned below:
    • Java Edition (PC/Mac), Windows 10 Edition, Education Edition: right click on the turtle.
    • Pocket Edition (PE): tap on the turtle.
    • Xbox 360, Xbox One: press the LT button.
    • PS3, PS4: press the L2 button.
    • Wii U, Nintendo Switch: press the ZL button
  4. When you will see red hearts on their head after feeding this means the turtles are entering in love mode.turtles
  5. Once the heart disappears, one of the turtles will start digging in the sand.
  6. After the digging, it will lay 4 different sizes of eggs on the ground.laying eggs How To Breed Turtles in Minecraft
  7. After that, all you need to do is wait for the eggs to hatch and they will only hatch at night time.
  8. And to grow a baby sea turtle you need to feed 10 seagrass items to him.

If you thinking of breeding the turtles gain then you need to wait for at least 5 minutes.

I hope you get to know how to breed turtles in Minecraft and,

if you got any questions related to breeding turtles, just let us know in the comment section.



  1. What do turtles in Minecraft eat to breed?

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    Turtles eat only Seagrass in Minecraft to breed.

  2. Can you have a pet turtle in Minecraft?

    No, you cannot have a pet turtle in Minecraft because turtles can’t be tamed but they return to the area where you have bred them before.

  3. How long does it take for a turtle to lay eggs in Minecraft?

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    After digging the hole the turtle takes around 10 to 35 seconds to lay eggs in Minecraft.

  4. Can you name turtles in Minecraft?

    Yes, you can name turtles in Minecraft with a name tag.


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