Are you considering the Mexican Black Kingsnake as a pet? It makes sense. It has a cool look, is highly adaptable and does well in captivity. Even better, it is not nocturnal. That makes it an entertaining pet to own, because it is active while you are awake. It is a great snake for beginners, too. It is not venomous, does not get too large and is docile. But it … [Read more...] about Mexican Black Kingsnake Care: Everything You Need To Know
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It's worrying to see your snake without an appetite. You know that snakes can go a long time without food, but that doesn't mean they should. Especially not YOUR snake. You want it to be happy in your home. Plus, not eating can put its health at risk. So let's find out what can cause a snake to lose its appetite and how you can fix it and get it eating … [Read more...] about Why Is My Snake Not Eating? (And How To Fix It)
Kingsnakes and corn snakes have a lot of similarities. They're both docile, neither gets overly large and they're easy to find. In short: both make excellent pets, especially for beginning owners. But they do have their differences. One is much better for beginners than the other. Their appearance can be similar, but usually differs enough that most people will … [Read more...] about Corn Snake Vs King Snake (Which Makes The Better Pet?)
Snakes are amazing creatures. If we humans go without food for a while, it takes less than two weeks for starvation to set in. If we get enough water, we can survive for a month or more. Most of us would die before two months is up. Two weeks is nothing for a snake. They can do that without even feeling it. Two months isn't a big deal either. Most snakes go … [Read more...] about How Long Can A Snake Go Without Eating?
I doubt you're trying to distinguish fox snakes from bull snakes by their appearance. You don't need help with that. These two snake species look very different. They 're also different in behavior and temperament. In other words: they're easy to tell apart in every way. But if you're trying to decide which of these two would make a better pet, the answer is not so … [Read more...] about Fox Snake Vs Bull Snake (Which Makes The Better Pet?)
Pet snakes are not for everyone. They are wonderful animals and make low maintenance pets. Assuming you don't get a venomous snake or a large constrictor, of course. They don't need much care, much attention, much food, or much space. But if you want a pet that will be your best friend, will spend lots of quality time with you and will love you unconditionally, you … [Read more...] about Pet Snakes (Common Questions & 7 Things You Need To Consider)
Sunbeam snakes are stunning, but you won't get to see their beauty often. They only shimmer their rainbow colors in direct sunlight or under the right artificial lighting. But because they like to spend much of their time underground, they rarely show off their natural beauty. They also like to be left alone and they need very specific environmental conditions. All … [Read more...] about Sunbeam Snake Care (Ultimate Guide For Beginners And General Info)
Most people should not own a Burmese python as a pet. They get very large (up to 20 feet long) and require a lot of time, space, money and patience to care for. Plus they live for over 20 years. Many owners end up abandoning their in the wild, because they can't handle the responsibility. For that reason, we encourage you to think long and hard about getting one. And … [Read more...] about Burmese Python: Pet Snake Or Bad Idea?
Yellow snakes are so cool. And the Banana Ball Python is one of the coolest Not only do these Banana Snakes look amazing, but they are actually one of the easiest snakes to care for. The only real issue is their lifespan, which we'll get into below. Apart from that, they're non-venomous, docile and small. That means they pose no danger to humans and they don't take up … [Read more...] about Banana Ball Python (Snake Care Guide With Pictures)
I know it doesn't have the most appealing name. But the black rat snake is actually very appealing. It makes a great pet, especially for people in North America and Europe. That's because its natural habitat is North America, so you won't have to alter the environment much in the enclosure to keep it comfortable. It is also a docile snake with a mild temperament. And … [Read more...] about Black Rat Snake Facts (Plus Care Guide For New Pet Owners)