Tomorrow you can watch a report about the breeding of skinks in the show Polopatě.


Tomorrow, Sunday 7.4.2024 from 9:00 you can watch a report from our breeding about several species of skinks in the show Polopatě on Czech TV. The programme can also be watched on the internet HERE.

Tomorrow you can watch a report about the breeding of African snails in the show Polopatě.


Tomorrow, Sunday 25.2.2024 from 8:55 you can watch a report from our breeding about achatines in the show Polopatě on Czech TV. The programme can also be watched on the internet HERE.

We have newly added isopods Cubaris sp. Pak Chong


Cubaris sp. Pak Chong is a medium-sized representative of the genus with attractive colouration of the head and back in brick colour and sides in white. It is an easy species to breed. Juveniles of Cubaris sp. Pak Chong are available.

PF 2024


We wish you and your exotic animals and plants good luck, health and success in the New Year. We hope that you will continue to keep us in your good graces in the coming year. We are preparing for you a lot of news in new species of animals and other pet supplies, as well as improvements to the shop and its features.

Gift vouchers


Do you have a pet and flower enthusiast at home and don´t know what gift to give him? We have the perfect solution for you in the form of gift vouchers. The vouchers are worth 20 €, 40 €, 80€ and 200 €. The voucher can be redeemed in the LANDSNAILS.ORG e-shop by writing it in the notes or presenting it in person at the store or at Živá Exotika. The voucher can only be redeemed once. If you purchase less than the value of the voucher, the difference will not be refunded. Gift vouchers are available.

A misleading article about snails on the news!!!


Many breeders contacted me today about the article: on News
The original article listed as the source is here.
This article is unfortunately very unfortunate and misleading. Yes, transmission of helminths from snails to humans is possible, but only snails imported directly from the wild can have helminths. Captive bred snails, which is the majority, are clean and do not contain any parasites. Furthermore, if you did purchase a snail imported from the wild and you happen to have an infected snail, you can only become infected by, for example, licking the snail directly or eating it without cooking it.
In my 15 or so years of breeding African snails, working with imported snails frequently, I am still here and have never had a health problem. I´ve never even heard of a case of snail to human transmission, not even the original article that the News drew from mentions that.
By the way, these nematodes have been known about for many years and only now Swiss scientists have written an article about them as a great discovery and a huge danger:-) Moreover, they focus only on the species Lissachatina fulica, which is the most common and people often breed these snails, but that perhaps the populations of native snails in our country or in other countries could also be infected and therefore a child who licks a garden snail could be infected, so they prefer not to talk about that either. Everything is built to spread panic and create artificial risk where there is none.
So if you have a breeding snail (if you bought a baby snail, it´s always a breeding snail), you have nothing to worry about. If you have a snail imported from the wild, don´t lick it and always wash your hands after handling.

Newly for sale The zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides)


The zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides) is a small iguana with a striped tail. It is an undemanding lizard that feeds on insects. It is a desert animal. They therefore need a strong UVB source in their terrarium and ideally a larger layer of sand as a substrate, which they like to bury themselves in. Juveniles of Callisaurus draconoides are available.

Newly available The Tailless Whip Scorpion (Damon medius) from Benin


The Tailless Whip Scorpion (Damon medius) Benin, with a leg span of up to 20 cm, is easy to breed. We maintain a high humidity in the breeding tank. Cork bark is sufficient for shelter. They can be kept singly, in pairs or males with multiple females. Adults of Damon medius Benin are available.

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