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Athlon2k2
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PostSubject: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty12/29/2008, 6:09 pm

Well I found one in my backyard that looked like it was getting ready to die. It was all dried up and had been on the move for a while judging my the slime marks. So I put him in a container with moist coco fiber. Well 2 days later I have 8 clear eggs about the size of airsoft bbs. Anyone have any info? I know they feed off of vegetation. I put a carrot in there but I don't thing that will cut it. I'll post pics when I can borrow a camera.
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty12/29/2008, 6:30 pm

Well they are pests really I guess
so I wuld say they will eat pretty much anything
But if you want the best of the bst I would look up Giant african land snail diets
and I assume the same diet would work fr a slug
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty12/30/2008, 12:26 am

Give 'em various fruits and veggies. Softer probably better.

Any idea what species? We get some huge banana and leopard slugs out here, and they're pretty cool.

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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty12/28/2012, 12:53 am

a cabbage maybe will do...
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty12/28/2012, 7:28 pm

I used to keep these yellow slugs communally as pets when I was younger lol my parents got angry at me.
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty2/1/2013, 7:22 pm

The snails that I kept as a kid often made a terrible smell if not cleaned often. I do like how pretty the banana slugs are though.
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty2/2/2013, 12:28 am

i kept a couple of tan-colored slugs before. apparently people here in our country are unfamiliar of slugs and would refer to it as leeches. such escape artists they are lol
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PostSubject: Re: Slugs for pets?   Slugs for pets? Empty5/2/2014, 12:58 pm

The great grey slugs, limax maximus, will feed on most plant matter but also do feed on a great deal of fungus and mold.
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