The corn snake is a North American types of rodent snake that represses its little prey by narrowing. It is found all through the southeastern and focal United States.

Lifespan: 6 – 8 years (In nature)

Length: 61 – 180 cm (Adult)

Logical name: Pantherophis guttatus

Mass: 900 g (Adult) Encyclopedia of Life

Grip size: 10 – 30

Protection status: Least Concern (Population stable) Encyclopedia of Life



An even corn snake diet comprises of:

Properly estimated frozen rodents, defrosted/warmed to above room temperature.

Try not to utilize a microwave to defrost frozen rodents and don’t set them up in the very territory that you plan food. On the off chance that it is unavoidable, make certain to completely purify the territory. See the Feeding Frozen/Thawed Foods Care Sheet for more data.

On the off chance that taking care of your snake live rodents, don’t leave them unattended. Live rodents can harm the snake, now and again lethally.

Taking care of

Things to recollect when taking care of your corn snake:

Feed adolescents once per week, grown-ups each one to about fourteen days.

Feed in a different tank so your snake doesn’t relate your hand or the environment being opened with taking care of.


Size – Appropriately measured and formed territory for a child colubrid to oblige typical conduct and exercise. At any rate a 20L to 40B is suggested.

Substrate – Aspen shavings, mulch-type, for example, coconut fiber bedding or reptile bark; hosed sphagnum greenery.

Environment – Provide a concealing territory sufficiently enormous for your snake to fit inside and a branch or stylistic layout to get on. Keep 40 to 60% dampness; higher during shedding.

Temperature – Temperature inclination (85°F for the warm end; suggest brilliant warmth.

Lighting – Provide 8 to 12 hours of light day by day. Try not to leave white light on consistently; a nighttime or infrared light should be utilized around evening time.

Grown-up corn snakes can be housed together however don’t house diverse snake species together.

Typical Behavior

As your snake prepares to shed, their eyes will turn a smooth blue/dim throughout a couple of days and their body shading will begin to dull and build up a whitish sheen. May get touchy; abstain from dealing with if conceivable.

Hunger may differ.

Environment Maintenance

Altogether spotless and sterilize the environment at any rate once per week: place snake in a safe territory; scour the tank and decorations with a 3% fade arrangement; flush altogether with water, eliminating all hints of fade smell; dry the tank and goods totally and add clean substrate.

Preparing and Hygiene

Snakes will consistently shed their skin; guarantee moistness of territory is at fitting level to permit snake to shed appropriately.

Never attempt to eliminate eye covers without anyone else. Look for veterinary consideration.


Male, Female, Both

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