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post #16 of (permalink) Old 02-18-2013, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by amberoze View Post

My two new snakes. Both female.

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Corn snakes indeed. As others have said, they're super easy to take care of. Also, feeding each in a separate brown paper bag will ensure that they do not start biting when you place your hand in the cage. If you just drop a mouse in with them, they will start to associate movement within the cage as food (AKA your hand). Fighting over a mouse is also highly likely. I've seen two snakes grab a hold at both end and work their way towards each other. I had to cut the mouse in half with scissors. =/

...Not pleasant...

Don't over think it. If you miss a feeding one week, no big deal. You can feed once a week, once every ten days, every fourteen days, or whatever works for you.

-29 gallon South American
--15 gallon black neon habitat
---I like fish. They don't talk back, bark or pee on the floor.
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