In nature only a few survive to extreme old age, due to objective reasons.
But even in captivity, the turtles on the strength make it to the middle of that age, as if completely absent of external hazards. How long can a slider turtle live in a terrarium? How can I prolong their life?
How to determine the age of red-turtle?
Sell slider turtles at an early age, when the carapace reaches a length of not more than 7 cm At the time of purchase it is better to give preference to younger ones because they are easier to survive, and will live longer.
Over the years, the turtle can grow up to 30 cm . that will require a larger terrarium and resettlement of a few turtles from each other. Therefore it is better to know in advance what the potential growth is of this or that individual and which “house” it is better to buy.
To determine the age in two ways:
By measuring the length of the shell, taking into account the annual growth of a turtle on 2-3 cm; Continue reading
The Akita inu is a large and noble breed of dog that was originally used for guarding royalty and nobility of feudal Japan. Also dogs were used for hunting boar, bear and deer.
The Alaskan Malamute has a strong body and a strong, hardy body. The breed is considered to be one of the oldest, and its appearance is not much changed since the advent of. The dog is very intelligent, but training is necessary to make enough strength and perseverance.
The bulldog is a breed of dog that was originally used to assist in moving cattle to market. She was also an active participant in bloodsport, based on the baiting of a bull. It is sometimes called “English” or “British” bulldog.
The Basenji was developed in Africa as a hunting dog. He has short hair, his ears and forehead wrinkled. The behavior of the Basenji is more reminiscent of a feline, he is very smart, curious and independent.
The Belgian shepherds are four types of dogs: the Laekenois, the Groenendael, Tervuren and Malinois. The Groenendael (pictured) is perhaps the most beautiful dog of the four Belgian herding breeds. She has a proud posture, the bright black hair of medium length, oblong muzzle and ears. Continue reading
You like exotic Pets? But if you have an Allergy to wool, and very desirable pet – what to do? There is a solution to this problem is to get a lizard! Yes it is a lizard. Cineasia skink. This fascinating creature seems strong, slightly slow, very reasonable. Skink finds out their owners (especially those who feed him), omnivorous, requires little maintenance – easy to maintain. No smell, no wool, he won’t bite (if manual and not in the wild). If you have children – they are unlikely to hurt this lizard, it seems strong enough to break her. And she has this adorable blue tongue.
Keep the skink just. Need a terrarium (you can use a plastic toy box) in it are doing good ventilation of the installed UV-lamp (10 Repligo easy to buy in pet stores), put the drinker with a clean, pooled water and feeder. Note that the skink has it ALL. Loves baby puree, mixed with something tasty. But since he could easily get used to the sweets, and refuse to eat terribly useful porridge with vegetables, you have to fool him. For example: take the cereal, mix it with chopped heart and add a raw egg, put the same vegetables, fruits. It is breeders call “mash”. Sly lizard will be forced to pop that will, not choosing tasty pieces. Also a trick with baby meat puree, dobavljaca all sorts of useful but, alas, not always such tasty things. As the lizard sheds it to be afraid that suddenly it got leather pieces. Everything is fine. Provided there is sufficient humidity. Spray your favorite spray and keep well shed fingers and the tip of the tail. If the skin will not peel off, it will pull a toes or tail, and these parts tell just wither away and fall off. Continue reading
Pets are very easy to find a place in our homes and in our hearts, and we want to Photograph them and to enjoy looking at their Photos in frames. But to photograph a pet is not easy. They are not human and they don’t understand what we need from them and won’t specially pose for the camera. Here are some advice how to get the most good shots of Pets.
1. Use natural light, avoid flash, not only because of the red eye, but also due to the fact that the animal may be frightened. It is better to try to Photograph on the street or if this is not possible, in a room with a large window.
2. Pay attention to the eyes. No wonder they say that eyes are the mirror of the soul, the eyes of animals can be very expressive. Make sure that the focus on the eyes of the animal.
3. Walk up to them. It is very important that the animal feel comfortable and at ease, instead of having to call up the animal, go to him. Get on one with him level. We know what it looks like, for example, the dog above, but it is better to show in the Pictures, how she sees the world. Sit on the floor or lie down, and remember to take Photos at eye level or below pet.
4. Appreciate their character. You know your pet better than anyone and the Photos will be able to display his character. If you have a lazy cat, make the frame when he yawns, if you have a playful dog, take a picture of her in motion when she performs some of your favorite trick. Continue reading
One month to feed your dog 6 times a day. Two-month — 5, three-month — 3 and after six or eight months you can move to durazo-
the first feeding. Let’s have a little bit of everything. If after eating the puppy highly inflated belly, you’re overfed. This is a common mistake of novice breeders. Unfortunately, it is far from harmless. Excess weight puts pressure on the pasterns puppy, disfigures them, they “fail”. In addition, he can SAG back. Experience shows that these shortcomings are not always corrected age.
So, the power of the puppy should be moderate, but it should be included only fresh products. The puppy should get raw meat (from 100 g at the age of one month and up to 400 g after six months of daily). A day later the meat can be replaced by cod, saffron cod, capelin, etc. it is Impossible to give bony fish, Pollack, bad effect on the metabolism of the body. Curd is very useful, containing a growing puppy is the calcium salt. It is desirable to make the curd yourself, Storozheva milk calcium chloride.
The puppy need raw herbs and vegetables: dill, parsley, cabbage, carrots, zucchini. If the puppy didn’t eat his portion until the end, food should be removed and not leave in the hope that he will eat. It is impossible to give sweet. Do not get involved cereals. The bowl should be put on the floor, but on a stand, so that the puppy during lunch wore on, was up at the counter.
It happens that, despite excellent care and good writing, the dog looks skinny, she is not shiny wool. Continue reading