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My snails;snailmeasurements

Measuring and weighing your snails is a great way to see how they are doing.You can also see the differences between different species.You'll need a scale for this,obviously,I use a digital one which has a minimum of 1 grams.But any kitchen scale can be used too. For the measuring of the shell I use a vernier calliper,a very handy tool which gives you pretty accurate readings.

Below are the tables with the measurements of my snails.

Snailpassports:all measurements in mm,all weights in grams.
Snail passport: [Name:Jeremy] [species:Achatina achatina]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
13-08-2005 135 72 230
15-10-2005 136 72 270
06-11-2005 136 72 252
21-05-2006 136 73 299

Snail passport: [Name:Boudewijn] [species:Achatina achatina,marking:purple]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
08-09-2005 127 70 246
15-10-2005 132 72 256
06-11-2005 132 73 273
21-03-2006 132 77 259
21-05-2006 132 80 372

Snail passport: [Name:James] [species:Achatina achatina,marking:green]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
13-08-2005 117 65 231
15-10-2005 121 70 256
06-11-2005 121 70 241
21-03-2006 121 70 235
21-05-2006 121 70 280

Snail passport: [Name:Denton] [species:Archachatina marginata suturalis]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
12-04-2005 105 56 153
16-05-2005 106 56 162
20-11-2005 106 56 151
21-05-2006 106 56 172
24-07-2006 106 56 177

Snail passport: [Name:Diarmuid] [species:Achatina achatina]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
12-08-2005 115 61 158
08-09-205 115 61 164
15-10-2005 116 63 178
06-11-2005 116 63.5 175
21-03-2006 116 65 179
21-05-2006 116 65 160

Snail passport: [Name:Brixton] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum,marking:red]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
25-09-2005 122 74 302
20-11-2005 125.5 76 302
21-05-2006 128 76 348

Snail passport: [Name:Richard] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
25-09-2005 120 71 294
20-11-2005 121 71 276
21-05-2006 130 78 354

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:silver]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 69 43 54
17-07-2006 73 47 71

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:red]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 53 34 26
17-07-2006 61 39 42

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:green]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 65 40 42
17-07-2006 72 45 59

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:paars]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 64 43 46

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:green]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 41 28 17
24-07-2006 44 28 17

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:red apex]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 36 25 11
24-07-2006 39 25 14

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:blue]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 43 28 15
24-07-2006 58 37 33

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Archachatina marginata ovum x suturalis, marking:blue/red]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
24-05-2006 35 25 13
24-07-2006 45 29 21

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Achatina iredalei,marking:red tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 44 23 8
12-08-2005 58 28 18
25-09-2005 58 28 21
15-10-2005 58 28 21
06-11-2005 58 29 21
17-07-2006 65 30 25

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Achatina iredalei,marking:blue tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 50 25 12
12-08-2005 58 28 20
25-09-2005 58 28 25
15-10-2005 65 30 27
06-11-2005 65 30 28

Snail passport: [Name:Wallace] [species:Achatina immaculata,marking:blue tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 43.5 27 9
12-08-2005 47 33 18
25-09-2005 50 35 22
15-10-2005 50 35 23
06-11-2005 56 36 24
05-03-2006 56 36 19
19-05-2006 65 37 35
17-07-2006 66 37 32

Snail passport: [Name:Gromit] [species:Achatina immaculata,marking:red tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
25-09-2005 50 35 22
15-10-2005 52 35 25
06-11-2005 57 35 21
05-03-2006 57 35 19
19-05-2006 70 39 43
17-07-2006 70 42 40

Snail passport: [Name:] [species:Achatina reticulata,marking:red tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 45 25 8
19-06-2005 48 25 11
04-07-2005 52.5 28 14
12-08-2005 56 31 18
25-09-2005 74 38 30
15-10-2005 78 39.5 43
06-11-2005 85 47 53
19-05-2006 102 56 131

Snail passport: [Name:Robbie] [species:Achatina reticulata,marking:blue tip died:May,2006]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 45 22 8
19-06-2005 48 22 9
04-07-2005 52 24.5 14
12-08-2005 65 32 29
25-09-2005 89 39 66
15-10-2005 91 44 73
06-11-2005 93 53 78
05-03-2006 98 50 61
19-05-2006 98 50 54

Snail passport: [Name:Keane] [species:Achatina reticulata,marking:pink tip]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 36 22 5
19-06-2005 39 22 6
04-07-2005 45 23 7
12-08-2005 55 28 17
25-09-2005 73 36 31
15-10-2005 73 38 37
06-11-2005 75.5 41 37
05-03-2006 92 41 62
19-05-2006 111 50 100
17-07-2006 119 57 114

Snail passport: [Name:Freddie] [species:Achatina reticulata,marking:unmarked]
Date Shell length Shell diameter Weight
06-06-2005 44 28 8
19-06-2005 44 28.5 11
04-07-2005 55 34 15
10-08-2005 75 41 41
01-09-2005 84 46 61
15-10-2005 91 52 85
06-11-2005 94 55 102
05-03-2006 98 55 93
19-05-2006 129 61 169
17-07-2006 137,5 67 165

African landsnails as pet.
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