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I’m preparing a tank for some milk snails, and I was wondering what plant I should put in their terrarium. Any recommendations?
Can snails have cucumber skin? I put some vegetables but didnt know if I should just throw the skin away or put a little in there too?
I’ve been offered some land snails from a friend of my mums for free and i already have a bit of experience with exotics (plus one of my geckos will soon be getting an upgrade) so i thought why not since i’ll soon have the space. i’m doing my research but i just wanted to come on here and ask if there’s any information that i should know that i might not be able to find in general care guides, youtube videos and such?? - new info or anecdotal evidence of things that just aren’t discussed if you know what i mean, or just info that is good for new people to know. I primarily keep reptiles and millipedes but there’s always new info or differing opinions with them so i’m expecting the same for snails lol.
i want to be as prepared as possible. anything is appreciated!!
hello everybody, as the hot season is coming i'm starting to have a huge mosquito problem, during the night my room gets FULL of them to the point that i cant even sleep at night. i already tried many solutions but nothing seems to work, my uncle who has the same problem as me suggested to try this electric diffuser since it helped him, however i'm wondering if it can be toxic to my snails since they are in the same room as me. i cover their terrariums during the night and they are about 2 meters away from where i would plug the diffuser. is it safe?
So two days ago I got two milk snails from the wild. I know it’s not recommended to take them from their natural habitat but they were all dying due to extreme heat and I wanted to give them a better home! Anyways, the first day I gave them a mix of cucumber and lettuce which they happily enjoyed. Though yesterday I opted for mushed blueberry but they bubbled up when I placed it near them. Today, I gave them thin apple slices but they don’t seem to eat them. Maybe it’s because they’re not used to fruits in the wild? Not sure
Noticed the extra white stuff and the black wormy thing. Total newbie is he okay??
I have 6 garden snails, 5 of which I acquired recently after one of my last pair died. They seem happy and I see a different pair mating at least every few days. This has been happening for over a month now, and despite checking for eggs multiple times per week, it seems they’ve still not laid any. From past experience, I know they normally lay their eggs within a week of mating. I’ve made sure to keep the soil loose in case maybe it was too compact for them to dig into, and the humidity stays at around 80-95% majority of the time. Does anyone know if there could be any reason why they are mating so much but not laying any eggs? Any ideas or experience appreciated!
This little dude was stuck to the wall outside, and was retracted waaaayyyyyyy into his shell. I even used my phone light to find a heartbeat and did not see one. I thought he was gone for sure. So I put him in one of my outside plants, which I had just watered. A few minutes later, he came out! I’m glad he wasn’t dead, but I was SURE that he was lol
y’all so I have 4 garden snails and I see them doing the nasty all the time I’ve seen it happen at least 5 times over the past 3ish months yet no eggs, they’re fed daily as well with calcium stuff for their shells and egg production, im not super excited to have to cull the eggs but I’m confused as to why they have not laid them yet. They have the proper humidity and tank temperature and moss etc, just wondering if this is normal. I feel bad they’re trying so damn hard LMAOOOO
She seems to be enjoying herself when she's put but she does this way thing, she's not stressed is she?