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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

Plants and Pets

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.

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How to feed a puppy without a mother

Article about how to feed the puppy in the first month of life, if he was left without a mother.

The appearance in the home a puppy is always a great joy for all. But how and what to feed this kid, if not his own mother? First, we need to strictly understand that although the dog is considered a friend of man, but man still is not, therefore, feed him delicacies from his table it is impossible.

Newborn puppy and a newborn baby in the first two months of life should eat only milk. Secondly, feed the puppy needs every 3.5 hours starting at 6.30 and finishing at 12 midnight.

Today in pet stores served a number of bitch milk substitutes to fill all the nutritional elements needed the little puppy (Lactazor, Royal Canin Mini, Welpenmilch). To prepare the mixture you need to follow the instructions on the package.

But if it is not possible to purchase this product, you can prepare the following mixture: 250 gr. boiled cow’s milk, add one raw egg yolk and a drop of lemon juice or you can add dry milk powder. All mixes must give the baby then cooled to a temperature of 38 degrees.

There are neskolkovariantov feeding the puppy . using a syringe on the end instead of a needle wear rubber tube, or a bottle with a nipple, in which you need to do a few holes so that the puppy was comfortable to nurse. If the puppy refuses the proposed mixture, it should drop him a couple drops on the tongue, after that it is easy to take the bottle. The most convenient posture for the puppy during feeding will be, if you put it on the tummy, head a little lift. Continue reading

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