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  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 8,854
    I didn't realise there was a type of snake that specialises in eating snails. Not the best video for snail lovers but still quite fascinating and the snake has a very amusing face.  Apparently the snake had specially adapted jaws to get into the spiral of the shell.
    Tradition is just peer pressure from dead people
  • Hurrah - the T's have finally remembered that they love Radichio leaves. 

    I've also recently used a strip of turf ( grass, clover ) for their house rather than loose soil.  Seems to suit them and they quite often forgo their pots to settle in the grass.  Needs changing regularly but worth it.

    Still no sign of egg laying - they probably saw the news item about world population  :D  
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 21,137
    Gone to sleep for the winter.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 8,854
    I've had to add a heater to my snailarium but he's still not very active.
    Tradition is just peer pressure from dead people
  • @Lyn "Sleep Tight " seems appropriate  :D
      
    My 2 are eating more now than they were during the last couple of weeks.  Haven't yet had to resort to the heat mat 
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 21,137
    No heater for ours,  daughter’s or mine,  a second one has skinned over now.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • I love this idea :D Always liked the little snails. All the many little bugs and snails and beetles and so on all ahve some very important role to play making the whole garden work. I love that. :smile:
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 21,137
    Welcome to the thread @rubymargate,   I’m not so keen on the garden ones although the blackbirds love them.  I prefer mine in the tank indoors,  they can only eat what I give them😀
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 8,854
    Mr Snail was awake during the day today for some reason. He was sporting this attractive cucumber necklace.
    Tradition is just peer pressure from dead people
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 21,137
    All of mine have sealed over and gone to sleep.


    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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