As a retail AND wholesale business, we care for thousands of animals on a daily basis and have never experienced any set up related problems. This is a suitable minimum sized enclosure for most adult Corn snakes as well as some other Rat snakes, most Milksnakes and Kingsnakes and Hognoses, among others. Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published. At least one would hope so. This 20 gallon terrarium kit takes the guess work out of setting up the appropriate habitat for a variety of snakes; such as: Corn Snakes, Milk Snakes, King Snakes, Ball Pythons, Garter Snakes, and more! It is easier to buy one than to try to make one. Learn how your comment data is processed. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website. Several are available regularly in the pet trade. For this reason, there should be a tight-fitting tank cover that allows for air circulation but which has a fine enough mesh that the snake can’t wiggle through. this would be my first snake i have a 50 gal tank, i want something that stays small under 4 ft so thats why im interested in this species. To keep them as pets, though, it is a good idea to set up a tank properly to house the snake so it can remain healthy. The 48” set up provides a little more room for your snake to roam around and explore and allows you to get a bit more creative with décor and provide better hiding places to help make your snake feel more secure. It is ideal as a starter size for baby Royal pythons less than 9 months old, juvenile corn snakes or milk snakes up to 18 months. In addition, the width of the tank allows you to create a good thermal gradient (hot and cool end) by placing all your heating at one end so that your snake can choose how warm or cool it wants to be. The 36” Snake Kit, is probably one of our most popular set ups. In most of the places where we have lived, there have been water snakes nearby. Mountain Man’s Affiliate store for great gifts and more, Your email address will not be published.

But to ensure that they live a long and healthy life, you have to set up a snake tank that closely mirrors their natural habitat. The problem is that snakes aren’t social animals and see each other as threats. All of our wooden set ups are 15" deep and 15" high unless otherwise stated. The 48” x 18” Snake Kit is a versatile kit that is able to accommodate a range of snakes. While space is limited in an aquarium, putting something in the tank that the snake can climb on not only shows consideration for the snake, it can also be visually appealing. This enclosure is a great size to house a single or a small group of Royal Pythons and will give them plenty of room to move around and will allow you to fill the tank with interesting décor, hides and climbing branches. For any information on our animals or set ups please do not hesitate to call us and if you would like a "hard" copy of a caresheet download one from the care sheets page to print - or pop in and see us! Information about the device's operating system, Information about other identifiers assigned to the device, The IP address from which the device accesses a client's website or mobile application, Information about the user's activity on that device, including web pages and mobile apps visited or used, Information about the geographic location of the device when it accesses a website or mobile application. Setting up such a bulb, perhaps over the branch or bricks, can help the snake remain healthy. This time is to allow chlorine in the water, assuming that it is regular tap water, to dissipate. Many slender bodied snakes, while they are under 3ft in length may be housed in this set up. By being slightly deeper and taller than the standard 48” set up, the 48” x 15” set up gives you even more freedom for decorating your tank with hiding places, plants and other décor.