Caracolus sagemon Gran Piedra, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba mountain form

2018-08-09

New species in the collection. Beautiful form of the species Caracolus sagemon with attractive contrast coloration. Most prominent is thick black stripe on the shell. The bottom of the shell is completely black. Colour of the foot is very dark. This species is very attractive and not hard to keep. I is also partially arboreal snail so we can place it also in a higher tank with some branches for climbing. Babies are already for sale HERE

Achatina achatina Benin

2018-08-02

New species in the collection. A form of the species Achatina achatina which is similar to form from Nigeria. Imported snails are up to 12 cm big and they are still growing. The foot is dark. Shell is more elongated in comparison with other forms. Stripes are well defined and usually thin. Imported adults are for sale HERE

Zachrysia guanensis Cueva del Indio, Vinales, Cuba

2018-07-24

New species in the collection. I have them for a whole year now and they also bred successfully. This is the biggest species of the genus Zachrysia. Shell is uniformly yellow or orange. The foot is dark with the blue tint. In nature, we can find this snail on the rocks or not far from them. As a food, they prefer lettuces or cucumber in captivity. Eggs are soft, of bigger size and there are 5 - 15 of them in one clutch. Babies are growing very fast. You can see more photos HERE

Interview from Land Snails Exhibition in Prague Zoo

2018-07-09

You can watch interview from my land snails exhibition in Prague Zoo on this link:
https://www.seznamzpravy.cz/clanek/snek-se-muze-i-stydet-obrovske-achatiny-z-konga-ci-sri-lanky-predstavuje-prazska-zoo-49947

Interview from Land Snails Exhibition in Prague Zoo

2018-06-21

You can watch as I will be answering questions about snails tomorrow (Friday) at 10 am on TV Seznam, from the snail exhibition from Prague Zoo.

Land Snails Exhibition in Prague Zoo

2018-06-21

Probably the biggest snail exhibition in the world is open till 2. 9. in Prague Zoo. You can visit it every day and on every Sunday 2 to 3 pm I will make you tour myself. You can see there over 50 species from over the world. We have in exposition the biggest land snails species and also the very rare snails which you can see only on this exhibition. I am looking to meet you there.

Ceras dautzenbergi Nigeria

2018-06-14

New species in the collection. Attractive species with nice shell. It is one of the bigger snail in the family Subulinidae. Adults are up to 4 cm big. It is easy to keep and breed in captivity. It is viviparous species with 5 - 10 babies in every litter and as a new species still rare in captivity. Babies are already for sale HERE

Achatina schweinfurthi simulans Congo

2018-06-06

New species in the collection. Adults are up to 13 cm big. Attractive snail with shell colour from brown to green. It can resemble Achatina balteata. This species is very rare in captivity. Breeding is uncommon. Imported adults are for sale HERE

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