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
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