I purchased some pet snails from SnailsInTheMail.com and we LOVE our snails! As there wasn't any internet when I had mine I only got to learn about the snails from observation. What could we use to decorate snail shells since we got told not to use nailpolish. Most of the snails liked me! *sigh*I’ve missed visiting you. Good!! Some replies have said they want to get up there for better air, and because of the smooth surface. More than 500,000 images and video clips online, from tigers to turtles and elephants to sharks. They should help. Do I have enough holes? , Thanks so much for providing that information. They are now so tame that they like their little necks gently stroked. Let me know if you’d like me to have a look. Will I Jode? 5 months ago Oh Pat, your comment warmed my heart. But if you’re going to keep them for longer, a larger enclosure would be better for the snails. A snail might be just the thing. That is a big help & eases my mind. I’m so sorry I haven’t popped over for a bit. So low maintenance as well. Discover (and save!) They seem to prefer the cucumber. You have to be gently, Reply It lived another 2 years and repaired the shell! How exciting that you have pet snails! She sadly passed away because of it. There’s a few out there. Although I can say that eating plastic is not safe for snails. your own Pins on Pinterest im glad i found this post and comments , for the last week i been really worried cuz few years ago i saw this tv show where people die cuz they ate live snails , so last week i was at my job and was doing something outside in the grass at night but there were a lot of snails in the grass i tried not to step on them but i think i step on 2 , wasnt on purpose but then i got to my knees and had to put my hand in the grass and it landed in one of the snails that i step on , so because of that and cuz i suffer from anxiety i remember the tv show and was thinking what if i got the parasite ? (Must confess, I automatically think of them as pests, but you do bring out very good points here Penny). I’d just love for you to hold one. Also the little ones like to climb on each other, is that their way of mating? lol. Tree snails are included in several families, but the Bulimulidae and the Pupillidae are the only two repre… did you think this will grow like this when you started the site? All Rights Reserved. I didn’t know what to do with him. You just never know! I found about 20 at the bottom of the terrarium (outside of it) one morning! Hi Claudia, Required fields are marked *. I've only had these two snails for about a week and they are my daughters pets.i would hate for something to happen. Thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. This is the Stock island Tree Snail. You’re welcome Kinsey, thank you for dropping by. They have to be fully grown adults to mate. A website I visited said that they can have damp paper. :p, We have been talking about this very thing. When they were young I would supervise them too. They live in captivity from 5 till 10 years (maximum recorded age is 35 years!). Quite a sight to see. Providing plenty of places that allow the snail to be where it makes them happy is good for your snails. Last night I found hundreds of eggs buried in the soil and I am thinking of dumping them out since I do not want any baby snails, at least not in that number. Is this normal? Oct 27, 2016 - Explore Chris Maier's board "tree snails" on Pinterest. There are 8 or 9 snails, When I was in graduate school for education, my science for kids teacher had us use snails as a project to teach us how to teach science. Ewwww. What else can we put in our snail orphanage?? Orthalicus reses reses (Say, 1830) Stock Island Tree Snail: Federally listed threatened species Back Must keep this in mind next time we find a snail in our garden. They do seem to like the flowers we put in though ! Ok, so you want a snail? If you dont, then just get some real plants from your garden, (ie. I never feel like I have enough time. I’m not sure if I could give you an answer either way. Each plant has different needs, so be sure to do some research on the plants you choose. Was just saying to the kids last week that we should get a new pet snail again soon…. There will be more pet options coming along. In our modern tech-driven society, keeping pet snails can provide ways to enhance your child’s development, imagination, self-esteem, and sense of responsibility. Question So whenever I see snails (now slugs are another thing)I feel a bit of a fondness for them. Some pet shops can sell snails but I’m not certain they are the garden variety that you are looking for. To offer extra insulation, I add coconut peat sometimes. xx, Thats austrailia almost everything is trying to kill you and is dangerous so if you live in canada or america most snails are harmless, It’s a shame that’s what you hear about Australia. Be sure to continue to provide fresh fruit and vegetables for him. At first we’d collect him and put him back in the planter if he wandered off, and now he just chooses not to stray! Aug 13, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Jenny. 2 years ago, Is pillow moss okay for garden snails? It has yet to be determined if the O. reses reses is indeed its own species or a color variation on the O. floridesis it's close cousin. A spray bottle is perfect to moisten substrates and furnishings in the enclosure without making it too wet. I like big snails but still have tiny ones too!! However, several nights later the snails seemed to be chewing on the sides of the holes. As for mating, I haven’t bred them before, so I would suggest you search the web for that information. I can’t help I’m afraid, but I’m sure a vet would have some ability to answer your questions, so yes, I’d start there. I’ve heard that of you line the square foot of your garden area with pennies they won’t cross that barrier. Learn about snails, their breeding, predators and where they fit into the food chain, « Wildlife Explorer Kit Essentials for Kids, Catching a Spider: Why you should bother and how to do it ». I use spay. New arrival Quick View. How interesting Jesse. I’ve never heard of that one. •Cost ~ $1,000,000.00. Many fruits and veggies come home with pesticides on their skins and if you feed it to them, it will kill your snails. anyways i did washed my hand right away like 3 times but since last week i been having like tension headaches , i was thinking the worst and still am but thats my anxiety cuz i have feel this way before sometimes when i over worry or when i dont get enough sleep , and thats me right now , but reading this blog and the comments it helps me a bit . on Step 1. You’re welcome Mindi and thank you for your lovely feedback. Pick them Off by Hand. The hedge species, like what you have pictured, never reproduced. Then we all wash our hands , That is such a cute idea. I put grass under it. Regular Price $9.95 Sale Price $4.98. Keeping Pet Snails: Everything you need to know about snail care! Tonight I’m going to visit and scroll for a while. I’m just curious as how to tell if there male or female? Snail body is grayish-tan without markings. Not an expert, but I think they do this as a sort of hibernation… Maybe in response to the environment? I now have the happiest 3year old in the world. Maybe the habitat is too hot, too cold, too dry, too wet? When I ask my mom to buy a bigger case for my snails to have them more room (and something easier to clean) she doesn’t understand why I want to keep them, she even offered to get me a hermit crab. The twinlets are loving animals more and more. I hope that helps. I would like to know if they will notice it’s gone will they? I have what I think is a fairly comfortable habitat for my snails, but like others have asked, they always seem to want to go to the top of the habitat. Plastic boxes with snails are placed into a large paper box. is that fine for him? I quickly googled to see what to feed him. Hi penny, Pet snail home. I’ll do that one day when I can find enough snails to do it. I keep them separete from the big ones in different boxes. i bet kids would love watching them, never thought about keeping them as pets. I think snails would be great in a classroom Kate! I was wondering if garden snails could eat fish food because I have lots and Polar my snail seems to always look a me giving the fish its food? And we love him/her! So far, they don’t seem too unhappy or act differently so sigh of relief for me. he he he, maybe it makes you great at math play ideas :p. Geez…you will have me interested in keeping snakes soon hehe You always have such good tips and advice and reasons WHY!! I’m not a snail expert so I am unsure if snails fret. Easy! I'm sorry, but due to low temperatures it is not safe to ship snails and millipedes abroad. I named it Tiny. I kept it to show my teenage boys and they found it fascinating and cute to watch it eat..but realistically I feel it would be better off in my back yard . Hi penny I found a snail ? As long as you washed your hands, you should be fine. :), Reply Thanks for sharing your story Faigie! I’d suggest not to get someone to send them to you just in case your spreading disease in some way. This is the largest Florida tree snail, and is tan with two to three spiral brown bands and one to four dark brown vertical growth lines. We ended up with 7 total, two different species of them and some that were the babies of the original so we could watch them grow. So you CAN keep them for longer term, right? It is apparently quite rare and most people recover if they contract it. The enclosure can be as simple or as extravagant as you’d like. They are an entertaining housemate, that’s for sure. I am very mindful to remind them that they must wash their hands after holding snails. Can the vet tell if it does he he he. A follow-up assessment of these populations was conducted in July 1986. Orthalicus reses reses (Say) (Pulmonata: Bulimulidae), was conducted during May-August 1981 and August-October 1982 in the southern Florida Keys. 50 Inspirational Quotes About Children and Nature. I told her why get a hermit crab when I already have snails, yet she still won’t buy a bigger case. He is about the size of a golf ball (or slightly bigger?) Share it with us! The Stock Island tree snail is one creature caught in a natural and man- made bind that has left it confined to a golf course. Slowy and Pokey. Visit WF4K - Nurturing Little Nature Lovers's profile on Pinterest. I touched it an it came right off, I am pretty sure it was poop. I did swap the soil and put lots of greens for them to play and to eat. My mum told me this and absolutely freaked when she seen dimples giving his blue tongue snails with his bare skin! Kids love snails and they seem low maintenance. You can share it on my facebook page if you like. Mystery snails (or pomacea diffusa) are common freshwater snails to breed and/or keep as pets. Get the best deals on Land Snail when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. What type of real plants can I put in a snail enclosure? I’m learning about care now & will keep it til the weather is cool or longer. We used regular soil from the garden and, because we had it on hand from making a wildlife-themed terrarium a while ago, I also added some sphagnum moss. Snails are packed in small plastic boxes filled with damp moss. Oh well, we will just be more diligent washing hands in future! Perhaps anything that has non toxic written on it should be okay but I have never coloured our snail’s shell. You can feed then veggies and fruit. I’m sure they’d love a more permanent home for them, so will have to make them one! I looked at her after she started eating and said, “You washed your hands right?” and she said, “Opp’s I forgot!” Should I be worried… Please reply soon. any ideas about baby snails? You could try soaking a cotton ball in beer and putting in your garden. It will be possible again from March or April. We just found a little snail in our garden, and we’re trying to keep it as a pet, but I see that the shell it’s very small, almost like a finger nail, it’s that normal? By setting up your tank with care, adding the snails to the tank properly, and providing general care, you can maintain healthy, happy mystery snails. 5 months ago. In our previous house, we didn’t find a snail once (and we actively look for creepy crawlies) but as soon as we added a vegetable garden it was almost like it was an open invitation for snails to visit us. Next >>>. Isn’t there a dangerous germ snails carry that paralysed & killed some kids last year ? We added a terracotta pot and a stick for climbing but you can add real plants, rocks and twigs too. When thats done put about 2inches of the soil in the bottom of the snailarium. , You can have them for a couple of weeks and then free them. They really like it. sometimes i notice that they have a weird smell as they move around if anyone has any tips please know. Orthalicus r. resesis a tree snail that has a large (up to 7.5 cm length) white to buff conical shell with narrow, ﬂame-like purple-brown axial stripes (Binney, 1885). They would be healthier for him. Exactly how you have it set up is what I ended up doing. Ditrius or snail poo , it's interesting they poop like that right? He’s been after a pet for ages even though he already has a pony, dog,4 cats and a bearded dragon. Hi Sammy, I’m sorry this has happened and that you’re feeling really concerned for your daughter. I had pet snails for many years and have been thinking about starting again. So it is just as important here to follow the “wash your hands sfter handling” guidelines. They just slither around at their own pace and enjoy their surroundings. Totally love easy pets, this is great, my son was reading this with me, guess what he wants now , Good luck with that Nathalie. Thats great! Thanks in advance for any information. I just rescued a young small garden snail who was drying out on a wall. Monkey Jungle, Redland, Florida. Unfortunately, that’s not true, Rat Lungworm has neen found in the U.S. as well. You need to find a good/safe location to scoop out the eggs regularly and put them so that they don’t over take one area. Its thin shell is white to light brown with three brownish to purple horizontal stripes that surround the shell. It was first described in 1830 by the American naturalist Thomas Say. I have a few more animals to play with yet! Banded Tree Snail (Orthalicus floridensis) This is a Orthalicus floridensis and not a liguus fasciatus. I love to hear stories like this, that’s the very reason I want my children to feel connected to nature. Also, it has to be damp so put a small bottle cork or pringles top to put water in, or just spray the tank with cold water every day.Snails eggs look like this: O Well kinda!You can also keep your snail(s) in a plastic washing powder box but make sure they can see out.Take out your snails on to the lawn or somewhere in the garden while you clean out the snailarium so they can excersise but ALWAYS count them when you take them out and when you put them back in their box.GOOD LUCK TO YOU AND YOUR SNAILS!!!!!! Question My daughter gets great pleasure from her snails and is looking forward to releasing them back into the wild. I must say they are very curious creatures and entertaining to watch. I wonder if eating them raw provides a different type of nutrition for growth? Instead use bits of fruit and veg. Great Monica. I am a siencetist and I will love to keep snails as pets. xo P, Most of us do see them as pests, and they kind of are when we are trying to grow food to eat but sometimes pests can come in handy . I find watching snails quite relaxing. Penny Whitehouse is a mother of three, with tertiary qualifications in wildlife biology and early years education and 12 years' experience as an environmental education officer, she is a perfect storm of the passion, knowledge and skills required to get younger generations connecting with the natural world. Now I keep mine in a small plastic aquarium which I bought for �pet shop. :(, Reply Shimmer, Shine and Cupcake are so sweet. Oh and I look forwards to seeing some Giant African Snails, hey sounds spectacular! ORTHALICUS SNAIL OUT OF HER SHELL ... Usually we see only the shell of this species attached to tree trunks and stems, awaiting rain or a dewy night to roam about. I remove any food every one or two days… Depending on the temperature , the food can go bad pretty quick, So I randomly wound up with some garden snails , that I found out in my back yard while doing chores for my aunt I put them into a temporary betta cup container not intending to keep them but I just might anyway , I need pets that live a long time and don't die very fast I enjoy misting them and holding them on my hand allowing them to cover me in slime and watching their cute pupper mouth move against my skin .I have no idea what the life expectancy of a snail is but I may have found a good cost effective pet, Can any one tell me what my snail has on him? sadly my mom dropped her and we buried her in the iris bed. His name is Sorry and we live in Sweden. We had these snails in a takeaway container for two weeks while moving house and I could tell they were happy when put into their new enclosure. That was so lovely to read and exactly the type of wildlife experience I want to bring to children. This native species is endemic to South Florida and the Florida Keys on native and introduced trees. Our wildlife are just incredible, even the venomous ones. Before these reintroductions are implemented, it is important to try and determine which factors were most likely to have caused the decline and extinction. Yes, we get it, this remedy is not for everyone. I don’t think I can answer that one. I originally thought a taller one would be better because I notice a lot of snails outside tend to go up to higher locations when they are resting/hibernating. Parent: At first I was nervous about germs/diseases but after my daughter had researched (thanks) we were reasured that they make great pets. He’s not caged, and he lives in our yard in a giant planter in his own environment. He’s already fallen in love with Brian and Melody. Snails are herbivours. I know it's good for reptiles and holds moisture I was trying to use this instead of a sponge, About: I'm a loser and I made an instructable about how to keep pet snails 5 years ago. Historically it occurred in hardwood hammocks (trop- ical evergreen forests) throughout Stock Island and Key West (Fig. The Stock Island tree snail is a large snail that can reach a length of 2.2 inches (5.5 centimeters). It’s important the enclosure provides a good amount of ventilation. This website has some great information on it http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/factsheets/infectious/rat_lung_worm.html, In my post I did stress that children holding snails should be fully supervised and that washing hands is important after holding snails. ive put tomatoes and potatoes along with crushed cuttlefish bone in and he finally came out today but i accidentally spooked him and he still hasnt come back out. Can you help? scraps and leaves from the garden. Your email address will not be published. You may eventually get baby snails though . Yeah… they are ,but I have them for the night and they have had 18 eggs. Mine did that too. I had him on my hand and offered apple and carrot. i had found her in the woods. Nature Picture Library offers the best nature photographs and footage from the world's finest photographers, to license for commercial and creative use. They flew home in my luggage. My suggestion would be to get a blue tongued lizard! Keep the substrate clean and moist at all times. The Stock Island tree snail, Orthalicus reses reses, went extinct in its native range in the Florida Keys in 1992. Jennifer, I love that you love snails. 3 of the pictures below are of my snailarium and snails!! For snail calcium,do eggshells work? Why is my snail not coming out of its shell? Best. They mostly stay at the top. I could actually feel him pulling on the apple as he ate. One thing you’ve left out, they don’t need another snail to reproduce. Your thoughts?if it makes any difference, I noticed that they do this especially after I clean the habitat… I’m guessing it’s because of the increased humidity? Then after a week and a half home my granddaughter was admiring the shells and one started moving. Price $2.95. We’ve kept garden snails a few times. Get rid of slugs and snails on your fruit trees, your greenhouse, your orchard, and organic herbs. Every so often the snails would attach to the side of the terrarium and a hard, crusty substance would almost seal them to the side. The pack also includes a: If you like snails you might like keeping mealworms as pets too! Perhaps google images of snails and see if you can see one that’s exactly like the ones you have. Do you know someone who could sell and send me a few brown garden snails with a cream coloured foot? Many links and posting on your site help me improve the conditions for them already so you are doing a wonderful job keeping us informed. I’m not an expert on snails but I would read this website to either set your mind at ease or determine whether you should take your daughter for a check up http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/Rat-Lung-Worm.aspx . Thanks Patricia but I’d prefer not to use throw away gloves as it’s just adding more plastic to the world. Snails are incredible animals to be easy cared as your pets. My daughter bought a snail home to be a pet but my other daughter wanted one too so we found some more but not the same type. Something to do with the alkaline in the copper?!?!?! :p. I’m about to start a veggie patch in our new home and I’m hoping we won’t get too many but I am looking forward to doing a post on it (and perhaps on organic ways to deter them from entering your garden patch). Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. At school people shouted and screamed at me and my brother from looking at snails. I would suggest everyone check before eating snails though. It’s taught my daughter tons about compassion. Thanks, You’re welcome Christopher. Also they go to the top because it's fresh, spray with water daily! Both the margin of the aperture and the parietal callus are dark brown. So they live longer than a hamster, guinea pig and squirrel or aquarium fish. Price $14.95. Hi Renee, I think it’s important to be aware that snails (and all animals) have diseases. Tree snail is a common name that is applied to various kinds of tropical air-breathing land snails, pulmonate gastropod mollusks that have shells, and that live in trees, in other words, are exclusively arboreal in habitat.. That is how I came to have a pet snail. not to mention taking care of them. It was listed as threatened because of population declines, habitat destruction and modification, pesticide use, and over-collecting. What a giggle. Keeping snails as pets or All you need to know about pet snails. . Penny… i read its more humane to put him out of his mysery. All three of my girls have touched snails. Aiyiyi, I’d never heard of them being possibly dangerous. Never thought about a snail pet before…and I like it! Aug 13, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Kirsten Dunne. Every so often the snails would attach to the side of the terrarium and a hard, crusty substance would almost seal them to the side. We get some pretty awesome Giant African Snails here and I’ve been meaning to keep some for the girls to watch more regularly but I didn’t know to care for them. 2 months ago. Now I have lots of snails but I recommend taking time and just collecting snails, which is what I do. ( mine is called Shelly) we keep our snails in a small open cage but we have no idea what to put in!! Also if you wash your hands there’s no real issues, That’s good to know. Thanks, They are frequently large, up to 70 mm long, but tend to be smaller in colder areas. 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