Corn Snake Temperature: How Warm Should My Corn Snake Cage Be?

Corn snake temperature

Providing the right temperature for your pet corn snake is of vital importance. Fortunately, this is easy to achieve thanks to the range of equipment now available. In this article we’ll discuss the perfect temperature for your corn snake, and how to achieve this easily and cheaply.   Does a Corn Snake Need Heating? Corn snakes …

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Feeding Ball Pythons

When I first started to keep reptiles in the 1990’s ball pythons were still seen as something very unusual and exotic. Any mention of a “python” drew awe from other people, and with their stout, chunky bodies they really were something totally different to the corn snakes and garter snakes that were prevalent at that …

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Keeping Milk Snakes (Care Sheet)

My obsession with keeping exotic pets began at a very young age. By the time I was twelve I had already kept a range of different tarantulas, stick insects and praying mantis. I’d also begun to branch out into reptiles, where I started by keeping green anoles. However it wasn’t until the age of 16 …

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Corn Snake Enclosures

Corn snakes are one of the most popular pet snakes due to their docile nature, ease of care and low cost of purchase. Like all snakes, however, the key to a long and healthy life for your pet is in the provision of a suitable enclosure. A corn snake enclosure should meet all of the …

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Feeding Corn Snakes

How big do corn snakes grow?

Corn snakes are one of the most popular pet reptiles kept by hobbyists today. Like all snakes, they are carnivores, capturing and eating whatever they can fit into their mouths. This means, as a pet owner, that you must be willing to feed your corn snake on other animals; sadly a corn snake isn’t likely …

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Corn Snake Setup Guide – How to House Corn Snakes

So you’ve chosen your corn snake enclosure – the next step is to setup the cage properly so that you’re ready to bring home your snake. In this article we’ll discuss the equipment that you’ll be needing, together with how to set everything up correctly the first time. Corn Snake Bedding First and foremost you’re …

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How to Save Money on Frozen Snake Food

As someone with a decent number of snakes, I’ve been alarmed over the last few years to find my feeding bill going up and up. All those frozen mice and rats, while not expensive on their own, start to add up when you’re buying and feeding in bulk. In light of this, I recently sat …

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Spider Ball Pythons: An Introduction and Care Guide

Spider ball python care and breeding guide.

Spider ball pythons are stunning snakes. As well as being attractive in their own rights they’re also the basis for a whole load of rarer and more complex morphs seen in the hobby.  At the same time, however, the “spider” ball python morph is one of the most contentious subjects in the snake-keeping hobby right …

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Banana Snakes: Banana Ball Python Morph Care Guide

The banana snake - a banana ball python with beautiful purple/pink background and banana-yellow saddles.

Banana ball pythons are one of the more popular ball python morphs. It’s not hard to see why.  In contrast to the wild-type look, banana ball pythons are very pale in color. The standard black background appears more of a pink or purple, while the typical brown markings are a beautiful yellow. This creates a …

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