What Do Water Snails Eat , Snail Facts For Kids

Snail Facts For Kids

Snail Facts For Kids

Kids are usually fascinated by creepy crawly creatures. Most parents find this fascination hard to understand. However, this can be used to teach kids facts about so many animals, insects and birds. It will help kids understand the ecosystem and why it is important to protect even the smallest of insects in our environment. One such garden pest that is present in all gardens is the snail. Kids love to handle these slimy creatures. Parents can use this opportunity to teach some facts about the snail to kids. More...

How Do Snails Reproduce ?

How Do Snails Reproduce ?

Snails are called asexual creatures and they reproduce in a different way compared to other creatures. They are considered hermaphrodites. That means a snail has both male and female sexual organs. They have both the reproductive systems in them. This applies to both land and marine snails. Some snails like freshwater species and some oceanic ones do not seem to have this attribute, like apple snails or periwinkles. These 2 kinds of snails depend on male and females for reproduction. More...

What Do Water Snails Eat ?

What Do Water Snails Eat ?

Water snails eat sea weeds and plants for survival. They mainly feed on aquatic plants, like elodea and anarchis. If you have snails in a fish tank, algae does not develop unless you expose the tank to direct sunlight. However, the fish tank should not be directly exposed to sunlight where it can heat up. Algae have to develop under normal circumstances. More...