Tuesday, January 31, 2012

baby corn snakes

Feeding baby corn snakes are fairly simple with a little knowledge under your belt. Understanding what they eat in the wild, feeding cycle, and how they should be fed and how often are all well documented, but usually not readily available in one place. If a new snake owners who want to understand as possible before your first snake.

Baby corn snakes eat a variety of different things when they live in the wild. Their diet can consist of small lizards, birds and mice or other rodents. One of the corn snakes favorite food of Anolis lizards. However, these lizards are not an easily accessible source of food for pet snake owners. Mice and other rodent species have become the main stay of food to feed snakes. They are easily accessible, easy to grow in large quantities, and is cost effective. They can also be frozen, so they buy in bulk and stored.

When choosing a type of rodent to your baby corn snake feeding, it is best to get the right size for you to avoid problems. Too small of a mouse and you will not hose the nutrients it needs to grow and stay healthy too big and it can cause digestive problems and possible regurgitation. Appropriate size of the rodents should be about the same thickness or slightly larger than most of the snakes girth.

Your corn snake will usually eat twice a week on average if you put them in the appropriate size of the mouse. If your snake does not eat on a regular basis, it may be a sign of trouble. Another warning is like regurgitating his food on a regular basis. It's a good idea to record or log of diet and the reflection of your hose, so you can look for these anomalies.

Rumination and sometimes less food can also result from the life of your hose. Shedding of the skin, which is a process that can lead to one week, is something that can lead to irregularities. Although disturbing, it is natural thing during this time. Other times it can be a problem in his home or food source. The common problem is poor nutrition, there is a cage that is too cold and the food is too large for them to digest.

Hopefully some of these tips will help you on your way to a happy and successful owner of your baby corn snake.

No comments:

Post a Comment