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Small Pet Snakes For Beginners

Small Pet SnakesSmall pet snakes for beginners should be easy to care for, have a good disposition in temperament, and stay small even when they reach adulthood. There are a number of snakes which meet all of these requirements, and any of them can make an excellent first snake for an inexperienced owner. Pet corn snakes can be ideal, because they do not require any special care and are generally very docile and easy to get along with.

Corn Snake Care And Feeding

Corn Snake CareCorn snake care and feeding are both important considerations if you own one of these pets. You will need a tank which is a minimum of twenty gallons, and you will need to have a top which is sturdy and allows you to clamp it securely. Pet corn snakes may constantly try to escape, and can fit in small spaces. You should always offer a hiding space in the cage, so the snake has privacy and a place to get away when stressed.

Best Types of Pet Snakes

Types of Pet SnakesThere are many different types of pet snakes, but which ones are for beginners and make the best pets for everyone? Most experts recommend that you start out with small pet snakes and smaller less aggressive species, so that you get used to taking care of them and handling them properly. There are some snakes that do not make good pets at all, even for experienced handlers, and these are the larger constrictors and pythons which can get huge.