Snails are not commonly thought of as pets; in fact most
Tired of your old pet? Want a new one? Why dont you get a snail farm or just one snail? They are soooooooooooo easy and are VERY cheap ...
As we’ve seen from the Nerite Snail, Apple Snail, Mystery Snail and Malaysian Trumpet Snail; Snails can be a beneficial addition to your tank but there are some species to stay away from if you would like to keep your tank free of problems.
Malaysian Trumpet Snails are popular scavengers that are useful for your freshwater aquarium. They will break up plant roots and sand substrate; eat decaying plants, algae and dead animals. These snails will grow to 1 inch, and will need both sexes to reproduce. They will not eat your live plants (unless they are starving) or harm other tank inhabitants.
snail for a pet is to make sure that you find a healthy one,
wasted. Be sure to look for your pet snail in places away
In 2011, Floridians began noticing a second outbreak of snails, which may have arrived in the state as pets or accidentally in cargo. The pests are well established in Hawaii and the Caribbean.My 7 year old wanted to keep a snail as a pet during the school holidays, which turned into 2 snails. We have them in a fish tank (no water, obviously)! and as expected, I have taken over their care! I have been making sure they have everything they need and they seem happy; one of them laid a clutch of eggs after a 24 hour mating session a few weeks ago. One thing i'm not sure of is how long should you let them 'come out and play' everyday? I give them fresh food every day, remove the old food, clean off the poo, spritz them with water etc, but while I'm doing this, they go for a little wander and are always a bit reluctant to go back in! Should I let them out for longer? Any thoughts on this would be really appreciated.Dear Dr. Block; Recently, posted on my Facebook wall, was a picture of a woman holding a giant African snail. The creature is quite large, about double the size of a man’s fist. They are gentle, and according to numerous websites, make excellent pets for people who want some sort of exotic animal. However, they are not available as pets in the United States. It seems the “powers that be” have determined that if such creatures were to become feral, (a feral snail… imagine that), they would breed in the wild, and, with no natural predators, rapidly become a serious agricultural pest. There is a legitimate danger in that. In my native Phoenix, we are dealing with an invasion of peach-faced love birds, a popular pet, some of which have escaped, and begun to breed here in the Valley of the Sun. While the love birds are pretty, they are displacing native species. So you can easily see that the concern for the escape of these snails is based upon legitimate protection of existing agricultural commercial interests. So, here is my question. In your view, how would a free society deal with exotic pets, or any other type of (potentially) invasive species? I assume that a person would be held accountable for his own pets, however, an accidental release could have disastrous repercussions that a single individual could never mitigate. I look forward to your response. PFThere's another method, found by Megrathea, using to eat up competitor snails. This is an easier way – if you happen to have that toy. This toy is a rare drop from s in the Throne of Thunder raid instance.