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I found a snail yesterday and need to know what to feed it and what it needs to survive...right now hes in a box with a shoebox with water.

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Snails tend to feed on a variety of items found in their natural habitat. What they will actually consume depends on where they live and the species of snail that they are. Some common items for their diet include plants, fruits, vegetables, and algae. Plants that are decaying are often a good meal for them. Seeking for calcium to get a thicker shell, snails usually will eat the dirt.

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don't feed it salt. best to put it back in the wild.

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no.poor creature!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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huh. that where it belongs. not cooped up in a box.
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I am in agreement. Avoid salt, let him go
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well if snail likes it ,keep it but if not leave him.
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now how are you going to know if the snail likes it? reckin it will just up and tell you.
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if he doesn't eat .............like that .............
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well, naturally he will eat unless he goes on a hungry strike from being locked up, then he will die. be to late then to turn him loose.
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It's not very likely the snail you found will survive outside of its natural habitat. It'd be best to put this snail back wherever you found it, then you can go look for & "visit" your snail in that place.
Kept in a box, or some sort of container, it's not going to live long, even if you try feeding it. Let the little fella go, you got to enjoy him/her for a while... :)

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