Can garden snails be kept as pets?
Pet Garden Snails. A garden snail is a small creature with simple needs. You can keep pet snails in a small container, providing you care for them properly and make sure they receive enough air, water, calcium and food.
What do pet snails eat?
Most garden snails eat vegetation, and are known pests in gardens and crop farms. They love seedlings and thick-leaved plants, along with fruits and vegetables. They will eat tree bark and flowers as well. Snails will also eat dead plant or animal material.
What kind of snails can you keep as pets?
Garden snails (Helix Pomatia) are herbivorous animals, mostly they eat large leafy greens (plantain, horse sorrel, burdock, dandelion, nettle, cabbage, strawberries, clover, etc., only about 30 different kinds of cultivated and wild plants), as well as soil and fallen fruit (including rotting).
How long do garden snails live?
about five years