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
Usually, thinking about a pet, pop up images of cats, dogs, parrots and less fish. But there are people who prefer exotic animals. Will try to tell about the main representatives of the exotic in our apartments. Snail is the most harmless, undemanding and does not require a lot of effort and time in care. These animals live well in our homes and can become the first pet our kids. To maintain the natural living conditions of the cochlea need a terrarium with a small pond. For a comfortable life, she does not need additional sources of light and sleep, she feels fine at room temperature and sunlight. As a popular exotic pet is the Madagascar cockroach. He also unpretentious and safe. In addition to interest, this inhabitant can bring a very significant advantage – saves you from the cockroaches home. Funny, the hiss produced by the cockroach doesn’t leave indifferent people.
Survives well in apartment conditions chinchilla. These little creatures love to make surprises to its hosts. They are obedient and more prone to training. Their content is straightforward. These little rodents with big eyes become the favorites of many. Also popular other rodents: rabbits, rats, mice and ferrets. The next group of animals, which some people refer to domestic species, reptiles. Razlichnyie snakes, lizards, turtles and even crocodiles appeared in the apartments of our fellow citizens. Continue reading
Houseplants is not only a decoration for the home. They have a positive impact on human health overall. They balance, soothe, help to get rid of depression, melancholy, disease and give you confidence. Plants purify the air in your home, saturate it with oxygen, absorb harmful substances, while providing useful connections. They do an excellent job with the benefits of modern civilization, but also have a house with good energy.
Home indoor plants: the benefits and dangers in the house
Research and scientists have proved that home indoor plants 24 hours from the air removes 87% of toxins. To do this in the house 10 m2 you must have at least one plant.
Having studied the lessons of landscape design. your house, apartment or plot, can be designed independently based on the opportunities, convenience, and taste.
Air purifying plants:
Asparagus, monstera, Chlorophytum crested, dieffenbachia, Golden pothos pinnate, krasula tree.
Plants which ionize the air:
Pelargonium, monstera, ferns.
Plants which absorb harmful substances:
Aloe, Chlorophytum remove pathogens, formaldehyde and phenols.
Plants that kill pathogens: Continue reading