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Achatina snails: the content in the home

What kind of pet does not make noise, not stomping, not the sofa pulls, does not bite, does not fade, makes no sound, unpretentious in food and pretty funny looks? Her eyes are on sticks, and the house she wears on her back. It is a snail. The easiest in life kind of snail is the African snail Achatina.

They look very funny – the eyes are elongated, the neck is long, no nose, no ears, and across her mouth. They have no “boys” or “girls”, these snails are hermaphrodites, which means they have characteristics of both genders. When it comes time to breed, the “mother” becomes the snail, which is older and larger. If they are the same size, then both the snails can become and mom, and dad, and bring a double set of offspring. Love Achatina water and moisture, they like to bathe in lukewarm water, you can wash them with your hands under the tap, and you can make a small “pool” in their terrarium or aquarium improvised, for example to dig a bar of soap and fill with water.

The soil in the aquarium for snails it’s best to use peat, and change as necessary, every two to three months. The height of the soil layer should be such that the snail could dig into it entirely. Well these coconut substrate that is easy to maintain optimal humidity the snails. Don’t forget to close the aquarium lid, and the snail could escape. Continue reading

Cat breeds

The first Maine Coon appeared in the U.S. in Maine. Hence arose the name of the breed “Maine Coon”. The first representatives of the breed were color – “tabby” or the nickname “raccoon”.

Of all domestic cats, this breed is the largest. The male can weigh up to 17 pounds and females up to 7 pounds. Perhaps among them there are Pets and larger sizes, but in most cases it is the excess weight.

Wool Maine Coon medium, unlike other felids (e.g. Siberian) they should not often be brushed. But forget about combing is not necessary. If we talk about

the breed standards, we can emphasize the following points:

weight (varies from 6 kg to 12 kg on average);

the body is large, sprawling and well-muscled;

semi-long hair, paws with tufts of hair between the pads of the fingers;

large ears with brushes (often compared to the ears of a lynx);

large eyes different shades: Golden, yellow, or green;

recognized colors are red marble tabby, black and other. Not accepted are: chocolate, brown, lilac, fawn or any other color visually. Continue reading

Top 5: most expensive exotic Pets

In childhood many of us wanted to have Pets, but the selection was small: hamsters, turtle, fish, dog or cat. In adults it all depends on the size of the purse, so exotic animals are in great demand. For example, Nicolas cage bought a octopus rare, but Mike Tyson was not afraid of two Bengal tigers. We are introducing five of the most expensive Pets.

Cheerful Python $37 thousand that will lift your spirits. Original yellow-white color and mesmerizing eyes made the snake the most luxurious creepy in the exotic “pet store”.

To tame a wild cat every owner of a $121 thousand. White lions live in the African Kruger Park. In the world there are only 300 individuals, so the cost of a kitten is growing every day. These unusual lions have a genetic disease, which explains the white color.

Surprisingly, in our review turned out to be such a common animal as a cow. Holstein breed is fairly common, but the prices of its representatives can sometimes reach a million dollars. The present record holder is Missy. In 2009, after three years of cow future owner paid $1.2 million. Seller garantirovannogo pedigree and promising offspring. Continue reading

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