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Snail Achatina.

Terrestrial gastropod molluscs of the subclass of the pulmonary snails. It is widely distributed in countries with tropical climate, a highly invasive species, is a pest of agricultural plants, especially sugar cane. At present further expansion of the area of Achatina stopped due to strict measures to maintain the quarantine. Was prevented by the outbreak of the invasion of snails in the United States. In Europe, including in Russia, where the survival of Achatina in nature is impossible, they are often kept as Pets.

The content of the snail Achatina (Terrarium)

Terrarium for Achatina can be done from a simple aquarium. The minimum size is 10 gallons per snail. The greater the aquarium, the bigger will grow your snail. The terrarium should be cover, because the snails can crawl out of it. It is desirable to arrange the small holes in the lid for better gas exchange. In a pinch, you can just lift the lid to form a small gap. At the bottom of the aquarium to put the litter. Litter can serve as soil “Begonia”, or ideally coconut substrate of 5-7 cm of the mound. You can build a small tub with fresh water, Achatina love to swim. Importantly, the depth of the trays did not allow the snail to choke. In General, Achatina well crawl under water, but accidentally falling into the tub on top,the little snail can drown from fright. You also need to make sure that the tray does not turn, if the snail starts to dig in the ground next to it, otherwise the water will melt, which is not good. Continue reading

Ringworm in cats

Ringworm in cats is a skin disease that is caused by parasites of the fungal family. Stuff is nasty, contagious, although the treatment at home can successfully compete with professional care. It is important to know what specific measures can be taken. Ringworm is a parasite on the entire surface of the skin, feeds on the outer layer of the epidermis, hair follicles, inner part of the hair.

Contributing moments for the development of lichen are any infectious, allergic skin lesions. Cats that have sensitive skin often react negatively to any external factors, changes in the diet have higher rates of shingles. At risk are animals suffering from any abnormalities of immune nature, recently underwent a large-scale infectious lesions. Antibiotics always greatly weaken the protective properties of the immune system. Months of therapy adversely affects, the immune system falls, the meeting with the patient deprive animals instantly provokes a fungal outbreak.

Poor nutrition, low content of vitamins, minerals is also a factor that reduce the natural resistance of the body of the pet. Balanced feeding, on the contrary, supports the strength of the animal at the proper level. The immune system manages to reflect the first chuzherodnym. Some breeds of cats exhibit a stronger dependence on the ringworm infection. Continue reading

Pets reptiles

Cost: Toddler – 5 000 Teen – Adult 8 000 – 10 000 Tg and Currents is one of the largest geckos in the world. Throughout the body are a spectacular bright red or orange spots, and the total background changes from light blue to dark gray-blue color depending on the temperature, light and mood. Its name this Gecko has received for the sounds the males make during mating season. It is very loud screams, reminiscent of “currents”. In the content of the currents is simple and will make any of terarium.

Species: Gekko gecko

Grows up to 35 cm

Now size: 12-15 cm baby, cm 20 teen,adult 25 cm

Food: crickets, cockroaches, mice

The complexity of the content: average

Aggressiveness: aggressive, but with time become accustomed to humans and if they do not disturb do not attack

Terrarium the minimum size for a pair of 40x40x60, vertical type

Substrate: coir, peat, moss

Humidity: 80 – 90%

Lighting: not necessary

Temperature: 25 – 28 degrees, in warm place 35 – 40 degrees. Continue reading

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