Advice 1: How to make a snail of tyre

Of old tires can make a lot of original crafts for garden decoration. The advantage of using them is low cost of materials, ease of fabrication, durability. To spice up suburban area with your hands, you can do a snail of tyre.
How to make a snail of tyre

For the manufacture of the cochlea of the tyre with your hands it is better to use old worn out tire with a worn tread pattern and solid without the steel mesh. It is easier to cut out crafts, and the result of the labour get cuter.

The splint should be cut with a sharp knife or jigsaw. If for making DIY select a great tire, it is better to use the grinder. To cutting was easier, the rubber should be wetted with soapy water.

To do a snail of tyre with their hands quite simple, since you'll have to cut quite a bit.

For starters, the bus must be cut across in one place to form a solid strip of material. Next you need to draw on the lid the head and horns of the future of the cochlea and carefully cut them out.

Before coating with paint of the workpiece should be cleaned and degreased with gasoline or other solvent.

Nitro or you have to paint parts of the cochlea of the tyre with your hands. The dried billet should be rolled into shell shape, staple staples or screws. If the neck of the snail does not hold, can not secure it with metal rods.

Eyes, mouth and other small parts are better to draw after the installation of the product. The lower part of the billet to do this, cover with soil, to do a snail of tyre from a small pedestal and fasten it to the resulting substitution.

Advice 2: How to keep the house snail

Want to have a pet that will not spoil the furniture at home, not to make a sound at all, even if you forgot to feed him, and practically will not smell? In this case, you will approach a giant African snail "Achatina Fulica". Don't worry, she will not grow the size of your apartment, its growth individual control very easily.
How to keep the house snail
You will need
  • Plastic container, coconut substrate, the vegetables.
Find "Achatina Fulica" is not difficult, many people sell small little snails, and even give a gift. Purchase a plastic container for your pet. It needs to be with a lid that has air holes. The container does not leave never open, or the snail escapes. The bottom hostelite substrate of coconut coir or sawdust. This soil is sold in pet stores. Every day sprashivayte it spray water snails prefer a moist environment. Change the soil every three to four months. But clean the container at best once a month, without using chemical cleaners. It is not recommended to put in aquarium rocks or ceramic figurines, snail can damage on your house.
Feed the snail the best night. Food just put it right on the ground. In the diet of snail can include cucumbers, tomatoes, cabbage, zucchini, lettuce, apples, strawberries, peaches, etc. Beware of giving a sweet pepper, not all of it is transferred, and any citrus. To include in the menu pet any fish food, and put in the tank dry shell of cuttlefish. Eating it strengthens the snail his house. In addition, use as fertilizer to strengthen the shell egg shells. Rinse the shells, dry, shalt finely and mix with the soil.
If you do not feed your pet for a long time, the snail will just hide in the shell and closes the film. In order for her to "revive", place the shellfish under running warm water. Also bathe the snail once a week. Skip the water, make it room, put the pet on the hand or in a container. Follow the process of bathing to prevent escape.
How to keep the house snail
"Achatina policy" hermaphrodite, so it is likely that snails will be able to bring you the offspring. If you discover masonry, you can retrieve it to freeze and throw. Otherwise, be prepared to distribute about fifty small little snails.
Some snails are very selective. They can only choose one product which they like most, basically it can be cucumbers. At first let the snail all possible, to determine her menu.
Useful advice
To decorate the container can use a normal log or a branch from a tree that you need to pre-rinse. In summer you can feed the snails dandelion.
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