• How To Care For Your Pet Garden Snails!(garden snails only)

    I just found my daughter's garden snail on the side of her tank BUT her shell was hanging almost off....So I went to get a flashlight so I could see better and SHE was OUT of her shell and crawling back up the side and is now attached to the side again shell-less. I can SEE her HEARTBEAT. I'm freaking out big time. My daughter is a sensitive soul and rescued Shelly (what she named her snail) from some school kids last school year and has been talking very good care of her and we have been watching her grow. What do I do? Do I try to put her back? Do I leave her shell on the bottom of the tank and `hope` she goes back in? What do I do in the morning? I'm going to have a crying 7 year old before school, that is `if` she sees her in the morning. I am tearing up writing this. I know this happens and what I have read Garden sails DON'T grow out of their shells their shells grow with them.

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