What is the best tank for a corn snake?

What is the best tank for a corn snake?

Adult Corn snakes will need at least a 40 gallon terrarium. A secure, lockable slidingscreen lid is essential for safely housing these snakes. Zoo Med’s ReptiHabitat™ terrariums are an excellent choice for Corn snakes. A Repti Shelter™, Habba Hut™, or Cork Bark will provide a secure hiding place to help reduce stress.

What does a corn snake need in its tank?

Corn snakes need to be kept in a temperature of 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, which is pretty easy to achieve with a warming lamp set over the tank. The tank should have a “warm” zone (82 degrees) and a cool zone, with a hiding area available in each zone. Your local pet shop will have a selection to choose from.

What kind of habitat do Corn Snakes need?

Corn Snakes inhabit a wide variety of habitats across their native range. They can be found in overgrown fields, forested areas and forest openings, rocky hillsides, and palmetto flatwoods. They also can be found in abandoned and rarely used barns and buildings.

How do you care for an Okeetee corn snake?

Be sure to keep a heavy and shallow bowl of fresh water in the vivarium and provide your Okeetee with at least two hiding places. You’ll need to do a quick clean daily and a deep clean about once a month. The lighting should mimic the natural day and night cycle, and the lights should be on for about 12 hours a day.

Can a corn snake live in a 20-gallon tank?

Male Corn Snakes. Only male corn snakes can be kept in a 20-gallon enclosure.

Can I put live plants in with my corn snake?

Keep the plants in your snake’s habitat for a month or so, and then swap them out with others. Keep the plants that are not in your snake’s habitat in an ideal location, so that they can recover and regain their vigor before being put back in the snake enclosure.

What do snakes need in their tank?

Some everyday substrates for snakes include newspaper, butcher paper, and cypress mulch. Other common decorations and accessories for snakes include a water bowl, a hide spot, rocks, and branches. The rocks and branches will give your snake something to rub against when shedding its skin.

Should I mist my corn snake enclosure?

Corn snakes do not require misting or a humid hide to have a good shed. However, if they get stuck shed or they don’t shed in one piece it’s best to mist and provide a humid hide then.

Is a 10 gallon tank big enough for a corn snake?

Corn Snake Tanks Snakes need room to move, but not too much, as this can make them feel insecure. A juvenile Corn will do well in a 10 gallon tank for a couple of years. At 3 years old, your snake will have more than doubled in length and will be sexually mature. At this point, a 20-30 gallon tank is advised.

How big is a 40 gallon tank?

40 Gallon Aquarium Dimensions The standard size of a rectangular 40 gallon aquarium is 36″x13″x20″. Long 40 gallon varieties will be 48″x12″x16″.

Are okeetee corn snakes easy to handle?

Okeetee corn snakes are easy to handle, relatively friendly, and have attractive colors. Okeetees are base morphs, which means that they are found in the wild. They are used to create designer morphs (the result of two base morphs being bred together to create something new.)

Where can I catch an okeetee?

The Okeetee Hunt Club originally caught Okeetees. This club is located in Jasper County, South Carolina, where there are lots of corn snakes. The area is maintained well, flatwoods with lots of grasslands.

What kind of snake is a reverse okeetee?

The Reverse Okeetee is a lovely Albino and one of the most intriguing Okeetee corn snake morphs we have seen. The Reverse Okeetee stands out from the traditional Albino corn snake for its Okeeteee pattern.

What size enclosure does a corn snake need?

Corn snakes are relatively inactive snakes, who don’t need particularly large enclosures. Generally speaking, they require a habitat with a perimeter that measures twice their body length. In other words, a 2-foot-long young individual would require a habitat with a 4-foot perimeter.