Homemade snake species.

Everyone wants to have a house pet. But, strange as it may sound, not everyone can afford dog or cat. Mostly the cause is an Allergy to fur and saliva, but there are other reasons.

Less and less people try to have parrots, hamsters or fish. Lifetime aren’t too high, and before it is finally attached to the pet, you have forever to say goodbye.

Exotics at home

Recently in fashion trend to keep in the home or even exotic wild animals: snakes, ferrets, tarantulas, or tarantulas. Many people do this unconsciously, yielding to the impulse, the desire to stand out or simply to demonstrate their extravagance. Actually, to have such animals in the apartment – a serious and very responsible step. These “animals” are not created for the home environment, and future owners will not just create an atmosphere that is comfortable for the life of your pet, but also to encounter a number of surprises that will arise during the maintenance of the animal. After all, to have at home exotic predators, insects or reptiles has become fashionable recently, which means not all of the habits in captivity were izuchenii warned.

Snake in the house

And still the most popular exotic Pets can truly be called a snake. Those who dare to have such a pet, you should study the habits and behavior of snakes, their living conditions, to consult with specialists-serpentbloom about the features of the character and content of each type and to very carefully weigh the pros and cons before you take this important step. Pets snakes live for more than 10 years, so you need to be completely sure that reptiles will be provided with due care for the rest of her days.

For home maintenance experts recommend to have a non-venomous reptiles are quite small in size. Maybe someone will seem a bold thing to have at home a poisonous snake to make a real splash among friends. But to do so is prohibited. Without compelling reason, none of the nursery does not provide for personal use snake as a pet, especially a person who previously had nothing to do with snakes, doesn’t know how to care for, and does not know how to handle them. “Beginners” is recommended to have a “safe” animals of small size – up to 150 cm in length. These homemade snakes become tame quite quickly, having been born and growing up in captivity.

Snakes in the home still remain predators. So feeding them will not fruit and vegetables, meat and often fresh or alive. This is one of the main reasons why people refuse from the idea to make a snake. Not everyone is willing in cold blood to feed the pet carcasses of rodents, even dead, who also could be someone’s pet.

The most unpretentious appearance

Nervous persons are ideal snakes, or garden snakes . You can not feed your mice, and fish, worms and insects, more importantly, to accustom to that as a cub. They are unpretentious. Snakes usually requires an additional heating system in the winter, but this species can do without artificial heat. To recognize suspender snakes in color of scales is quite difficult because the color options are many in existence to do so can only be a specialist-serpentor. The length of the representatives of this type can range from 50 to 150 cm.

Beautiful and dangerous snake

For those who are attracted to dangerous snakes, there is a wonderful alternative to a king snake . It is difficult to tame, to domesticate it but it is still possible, if you grow in captivity a snake. Its bright coloration of prey, it resembles the poisonous coral snake is forbidden for the maintenance of the house. On a mostly red hue are black and white wide stripes. Stripes coral snakes have yellow instead of white spaces. Feed the king snake you should rodents: mice and rats. Carcasses can be both frozen and fresh. Its the length of the king snake can reach 100 cm.

Another double of the poisonous coral snake, milk snake . However, like the Royal, it is not poisonous. There are some differences in the colors: the colors of the snake breast darker Burgundy rather than red, the bars are less common. This snake feeds on amphibians and small reptiles, and rodents. Prefers to swallow food alive, so at home it is better to feed her with tweezers. Dairy snakes length ranges from 50 to 150 cm.

The most popular variety

Tree-climbing snakes – another kind of serpent, with which the experts recommend to start the domestication of reptiles. Altogether there are more than 11 species, however, lives at home is best suited corn snake, or corn snake, Coluber. Snakes called rat snakes because their main diet is rodents. This is the most popular variety of snakes to keep at home. Snakes are easy to tame and just to care for them. The coloring of these reptiles. Due to genetic variations, it is possible to cross your types and display them the incredible colors. Mutations can also cause these snakes albinism that looks amazing, though adversely affects the health of reptiles. Natural color maize runner – bright red, fish-scale patterned runner has a greenish white tint. All the other colors – the results of crosses. Snakes eat small animals, birds, amphibians, eggs swallow whole. Among patterned snakes cannibalism occurs. The average length of these snakes is approximately 120 cm.

Councils wishing to have a snake

Terrarium for snakes must be equipped with special flooring, a compartment in which the snake can hide, and the tunnels for movement. It must be extra light and heating system. The temperature should not be too high or too low, so as not to cause burns or hypothermia. This information should be checked with breeders when purchasing a snake. Some species rely terrarium vertical, another – horizontal.

Pets snakes, like other animals, need regular veterinary inspection. The doctor checks the eyes, teeth, scales, breathing and heartbeat.

To better not buy the snake at a pet store and breeders. At them and to clarify individual features of the care of a reptile.

Despite the fact that homemade snakes are not poisonous, they are dangerous for their strong and muscular body, which can easily strangle people.

It is better to feed your snake frozen carcasses and live rodents, which are carriers of diseases. By the way, and snakes can be carriers of Salmonella, so it is necessary to wash hands after each contact with the pet.

For such Pets, snakes as Pets, the price ranging from 3000 to 30,000 rubles.

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