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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

Exotic cat – breed description

The greatest difficulty is typically the last item. Few cats like when they open their mouth and brush their teeth. However, this is a necessary procedure that prevents the development of Tartar. To teach a pet from a young age accustom him to the procedure. For this it is best to buy a special brush for animals or nursery, silicone. Take the kitten under the front legs to the rear standing on a hard surface. Open his mouth and lightly swipe the brush on the teeth. The first few times, better to do it without the pasta, and later, when the animal will get used to it, you can slightly powder brush tooth powder.

Cleaning the ears and eyes should take place every 2 weeks. If there is severe tearing, this is the first sign of eye disease. But there is another side – due to the shortened nasal septum, lacrimation may be permanent. In this case, wipe the cat face with a wet napkin several times a day.

Bathing a cat is necessary. And urgently need to be bathed only when it molts and when it gets really dirty. In other cases, you can perform this procedure as needed – usually every couple of months.

Comb the wool rather than the procedure. Almost all of the exotics really like their card, and not resist it. Standard set for the care of hair – slicker brush, messagename, brush for untangling the tangles comb. Continue reading

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