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
We continue to talk about the requirements for the carriage of animals by transport. The train and bus.
The summer continues, and some of us are choosing to stay together with your pet. The question often arises about the rules of carriage of an animal transport. If you are traveling with your pet, you should be aware that any form of transportation for the animal – stress. Than he longer, the more deep, so many owners choose the plane. However, if for any reason you have to travel by train then you should know that from August 2014 entered new rules of animal transportation on the Russian Railways. They are more stringent and financially costly. Despite a petition of appeal to the head of Russian Railways, signed by over 150 thousands of pet owners, the law has not been revised and remains in effect.
1. Now to transport animals in trains only in the compartment (except for cars with 2-berth compartments and the Deluxe). Dogs (except large and guide dogs), cats, small (room) animals and birds are transported in carriers. cages, containers (total of three dimensions – no more than 180 cm), which must be placed on the ground for hand Luggage. For transportation in trains, Dalnevostochny small domestic animals (Pets), dogs and birds will be charged separately (by the way, she calculated the new special rates depending on trip distance). 2. To carry not more than one animal in a single decorated travel document (ticket) or not more than two animals or two small birds on the ticket excess Continue reading