Do you know about the Pueblan Milk Snake
How to Care for Pueblan Milk Snakes
Six, my Pueblan Milk Snake
Pueblan Milk Snake
If your looking for a great first snake for a person wanting a snake as a pet you can not go wrong with choosing a Pueblan Milk Snake. They are a small species growing to a maximum of 3 feet and they are quite gentle. They are also one of the more beautiful colored snakes available. They are a gentle tempered snake and their beautiful coloring is almost breathe taking.
Where Do Pueblan Milk Snakes Come From.
Originally the Pueblan Milk Snake was from Mexico. Today you will find the snake being sold on the internet and in larger pet stores around the United States. In Mexico the snake lives in dry , arid areas so keep your snake enclosure warm and dry but do offer a small water bowl and any time the water gets the least bit dirty change it.
How Should I Keep My Pueblan Milk Snake.
You really should provide the snake with at least a 30 gallon aquarium with a secure snake cage top with a over headlight. You will need a under cage heater and ideally your enclosure should be kept warmer on one side than the other side. Your snake will need a large branch securely fastened down in its enclosure to climb on. You need a water dish the snake can easily over turn and your snake needs a place to hide. Aspen bedding will make a great substrate for this snake but you can use shredded newspaper also. Pueblan Milk Snakes love to burrow.
Keep a 40 watt light bulb on a timer as your over head light for your enclosure and set it to come on at 8 am and go off at 8 pm. Place the under cage heater under one end of the enclosure. The ideal day time temperature for your snake is 75-85 degrees with the nighttime temperature at 65-75 degrees.
Pueblan Milk Snakes Can Be Fussy Eaters.
If your Pueblan Milk Snake is really small you will want to start them on dead pinky mice and sometimes if the snake is really small offer them half a dead pinky mouse. If you are buying the dead pinky mice frozen let them thaw to room temperature before you try to feed them to your snake. As your snake grows feed them small dead mice and keep in mind your snake will need really small mice until it is full grown. You do not want to feed them live mice or to large of a dead mouse as internal damage can happen to your Pueblan Milk Snake.
Do Your Research: Before you commit to buying any pet, please do your own independent research.
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