Category Archives: Pest Control

Pond Snails 101: A Likely Sign of a Healthy Pond

Let’s Talk About Pond Snails:  The Japanese Trapdoor Snails, also known as Viviparis malleatus. Snails are invertebrates in the gastropod family. They are herbivores that feed on algae and other organic debris. Japanese Trapdoor Snails were named because of their hinged fingernail-like plate that closes off the shell’s opening, which helps protect the snail from […]