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
Africa is a continent that occupies a fifth of the Earth’s land. There are about 100 kinds of animals and 1,500 species of birds, the flora of the continent are also quite varied.
In different climatic zones can be found original and different from each other the plants of Africa. In more arid regions inhabited by the “stone” green people who look like freakish boulder. Also here grow amazing plants, their leaves reach a height of over three meters. The tropics are populated by bamboo, lianas, ferns, and other trees.
In order to preserve the unique plants of Africa, the state directs a lot of funds to create reserves and parks.
Certainly, the original green inhabitant of this continent can be considered as breadfruit . Many people think that the name of the plant derives from the fact that it grows on bread. But this is not so. The fact that the fruit of the tree according to your taste is very reminiscent of this sweet product.
Another plant that grows on the continent – mango tree . Its sweet, juicy fruit has become a favorite dish of many people. And the most popular dish of the indigenous inhabitants – fried mango with potatoes.
Bamboo also grows in Africa. It is found on the mainland quite often, and often the trees can reach a height of nine homes.
Baobab . Not all rastenijami are long term residents that cannot be said about the baobab. On the continent there is a plant, which is about 5000 years. It is 22 meters height, circumference of the trunk is 47 meters, the circumference of the crown is 145 meters. Continue reading