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
About when a man appeared first Pets authentically nobody knows, but it is scientifically proven that they were even man of the stone period. Currently there are animals in every third family – some keep for the sake of obtaining wealth, others as companions, brightens your leisure of the owner.
If you are going to buy some cute and funny pet, be it cat, dog, rat, parrot or ferret, you should be prepared for possible difficulties and inconveniences, to think well of their management and care, which directly depends on the future health and mood of your pet. One has only to string up a little the first months, and then the kids will grow, and you care for them will become a habit.
There are three unspoken rules in the care of Pets: a full and varied food, cleanliness of the premises where the animal is found and regular monitoring of the health of the pet. Most owners, adhering to these simple rules, much less running around to veterinary clinics, almost not being spent on pills and relaxed for their animals.
Thinking about buying an animal, first of all, find out what it eats and in what quantity. Food should be of the highest quality and from naturallyderived, it consists of balanced fats, proteins and 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