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Giant African Land Snails: Achatina Fulica Rodatzi

After hours of searching the web for information on this species I have come to the conclusion that there is a lot of contradicting information about the Achatina Fulica Rodatzi. A lot of owners who think they have this species apparently have Achatina Fulica Hamillei or Achatina Fulica. So the Achatina Fulica Rodatzi is an […]

May 23, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 9 Comments
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Giant African Land Snails: Achatina Fulica Hamillei

The Achatina Fulica Hamillei is a sub subspecies of the Achatina Fulica species, and is often confused with Achatina Fulica Rodatzi, which is the albino variant of the A. Fulica Hamillei. Information about this snail is quite hard to find as many snails believed to be of the Hamillei species are actually Achatina Fulica Rodatzi […]

May 23, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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Giant African Land Snails: Archachatina Degneri

This species, also called the ‘Giant Gold Coast Snail’ is one of the smaller members of the Archachatina family with a shell length of 8-9cm, compared to the Archachatina Marginata shell length of around 12cm. Archachatina Degneri has a fairly smooth and shiny shell, with the first three and a half whorls being of a […]

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Giant African Land Snails: Achatina Achatina

This snail, also called the ‘Tiger Snail’ and the ‘Giant Ghana Snail’ is the largest land snail in the world. Due to its vast size of an average 18-20cm shell length, this species is very popular for pets. A shell length for this snail can easily exceed 30cm, with an average diameter of about 9cm! […]

May 8, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 2 Comments
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Giant African Land Snails: Achatina Immaculata

This is another species of Giant Land Snail that is often kept as a pet, though not as often as Achatina Fulica.  These two species are often confused with each other due to them looking fairly similar, although there is a lot of variation between the two if you know what you’re looking for. Achatina […]

May 8, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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Giant African Land Snails: Achatina Fulica

The giant African land snail Achatina Fulica is one of the most common giant land snails in the world. They are east African snails and are a popular choice and most common choice for pets due to the fact that their shells can grow up to 25cm in length! In fact, the largest ever Achatina […]

May 8, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 2 Comments
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Giant African Land Snails: Archachatina Marginata

The giant African land snail Archachatina Marginata is the largest of the Archachatina sub-species of giant land snails. This species of giant land snail can be found native to West Africa and can have a shell of up to 12-15cm in length! The family of Archachatina Giant Snails are generally more primitive than Achatina snails […]

May 8, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 3 Comments
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