How often should you feed a 6 month old corn snake?
How often should you feed a corn snake?
- Hatchlings: I fed my hatchling corns a pinky mouse every five days for a good six or seven months.
- Juveniles: For snakes over six or seven months, feed once every seven to ten days.
How often should corn snakes be fed?
every 10-14 days
Juvenile corn snakes should be fed once a week and adults should be fed every 10-14 days. How long can corn snakes go without eating? A corn snake might go weeks to months without eating since their metabolism is slow, but they often become ill when they go this long without food.
How much should a 2 year old corn snake eat?
Corn Snake Feeding Chart
|Snake Age||Snake Size||Feeding Schedule|
|6 to 12 months||25 to 100 grams||Every 5 to 7 days|
|1 to 2 years old||100 to 400 grams||Every 7 days|
|2 to 4 years old||400 to 700 grams||Every 7 to 10 days|
|More than 4 years old||More than 700 grams||Every 7 to 14 days|
How do I know if my corn snake is hungry?
You can tell a snake is hungry when it exhibits specific behaviors such as: Prowling the front of the tank, being more active, focussing on you whenever you are near the enclosure, flicking its tongue more often, and hunting at a similar time each day or night.
Can you overfeed a corn snake?
Feed juvenile to adult corn snakes about once ever 10 – 14 days. Overfeeding your snake will make it fat and unhealthy, just as it does in humans. Offer rodents (rats or mice) that are about the size of the snake’s midsection, or slightly larger. Feeding your corn snake rodents that are too small will leave it hungry.
Do corn snakes need calcium powder?
Juveniles (still growing) should get multivitamin mixed 50/50 with calcium powder every other feeding. Adults should get multivitamin mixed 50/50 with calcium powder every 4th feeding.
What should a 1 year old corn snake be eating?
Note: You should feed your corn snake mice, which are, at most, 1.5 times the size of their girth at the mid-length of their body. This prevents digestion problems and vomiting. It takes time for a corn snake to digest its meal, and they don’t need to eat often.
Should I feed My corn snake in its cage?
Corn snakes that are fed in their enclosures will often react to anything entering the cage like it’s food, and that includes fingers. Feeding in a separate temporary cage will make them less likely to have those reaction. For pet snakes, that’s important.
Can snakes drink tap water?
In most places around the world tap water is safe for snakes if it is safe for people. It sounds very simple but it’s true: if your tap water isn’t safe for you, it’s because it contains germs, parasites, or chemicals. If, however, you drink your tap water regularly, it will be ok for your snake.