Do Corn Snakes Bite?

Do corn snakes bite?

Corn snakes are one of the most popular pet snakes available.  A common question among new keepers is “do corn snakes bite?”  Generally speaking the answer is “no” – corn snakes rarely bite.  However they are capable of biting and there are instances where a bite may become more likely.  In this article we’ll look …

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What to Feed a Garter Snake: Complete Garter Snake Feeding Guide

What do garter snakes eat?

If you’re looking for information on what to feed a garter snake then you’ve come to the right place. Over the years there’s been a huge amount of mis-information shared in books and online about garter snake feeding. In this guide I want to set the record straight and share the very latest thinking about …

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Ball Python Temperament: How Friendly are Ball Pythons?

What is the temperament of ball pythons?

While there are many different snakes that you can keep as a pet, one of the most popular options is the ball python. Of course, one of the most common questions relates to their temperament – specifically how friendly they are.  There’s good news – ball pythons haven’t just become popular pets because they look …

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Garter Snake Size: How Big Do Garter Snakes Get?

How big do garter snakes grow?

There are over 30 different species of garter snake known to scientists, and many of these have a number of subspecies. As a result, garter snakes represent a pretty diverse group of animals. Each species, of course, is slightly different which can make providing a definitive answer as to how big garter snakes get isn’t …

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Do Snakes Like Being Pets?

Do snakes like being pets?

One of the things that many people find scary about snakes is that they seem to show very little emotion. They wonder how you tell whether a pet snake is happy or depressed, friendly or aggressive. A common question is therefore: “do snakes like being pets?”  The short answer is “no” – snakes do not …

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Ball Python Not Eating? Consider These Options…

Ball pythons are one of the most popular pet snakes, and for good reason. They’re not just beautiful; they’re also typically docile, reasonably-sized and very forgiving. However every super hero has their “Kryptonite” – and for ball pythons this is a frustrating reluctance to eat sometimes. If you have a ball python that’s not eating, …

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Kenyan Sand Boas: Care, Habitat & Captive Husbandry

Sand boas have become incredibly popular pet snakes over the years, and it’s not difficult to see why. They’re beautiful snakes to look at with all their yellow and brown coloration, and a number of color morphs are available now, really extending the possible range. They’re typically quite easy to care for in captivity and …

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How To Heat A Large Number Of Small Vivariums

Heating a single vivarium such as for a corn snake or an iguana isn’t difficult and there are lots of effective and reasonably-priced solutions out there from heat mats to ceramic bulbs. But what if you have a large number of small vivariums or exotic pet cages? Examples of these might be people keeping a …

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