Keeping Snails As Pets

Snails are almost everywhere, and people like to collect insects and animals that they find and keep them as pets. As snails are one of the most common creatures found, can you keep them as pets? The simple answer is yes, you can. There is no reason why you cannot keep snails; they are easy to look after, interesting to watch, and educational for children, too. There are certain things that you need to do to keep snails, though. You will need to keep juvenile snails separate, but here we will look at adult snails, first.

You do not need a huge terrarium for snails, but you will need a layer of earth around 2 inches deep, and it will need to have moisture in it. Snails love to hide in the dirt, but you need to make sure that it is not any old soil from the garden as it may have parasites in, you need terrarium soil. Feeding snails is very easy, collect leaves such as dandelion, wash them, put them in the terrarium. Once they start to wilt, remove and replace them.

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