Elaphe guttata guttata
The serpent ideal for those wishing to start with Ophidians, not too big, pretty good character. But above all it is probably the best snake tolerates errors in its maintenance in captivity.
this is because it occupies a very large geographical distribution, and is present in virtually all habitats. Thus the margin of error is quite large.
Corn snake, snake droplets.
No, indeed not in Europe.
Frequent all habitats, wet, dry, garden, forest, fields etc. ...
American snake measuring about 120-160 cm. There are a multitude of colors (phases) in these snakes. The body is quite slender, and head slightly distinct from the body.
Size / Weight
120-160 cm / 0.5-1 kg for large animals
Adult, he will need a terra 120-50-60cm for a specimen, 120-60-80 for a couple. According to me it is out of question to put them in smaller for the ethical side. Have to put water tank, stones, and a back of chips. I will insist that the snake likes to be able to climb, and the rest is very skilled in this task.
22 ° C cold spot and 28C ° max hot spot for the day. At night it will only trouble-free 20-23C °.
40 to 80%
It always depends on individuals, but it's a snake pretty quiet, mainly active at night in captivity (although it moves the day to regulate its temperature and other). More nervous individuals will vibrate their tails like a rattlesnake, and position itself to launch S and bite.
Otherwise, this snake is quite lively, and often fearful as any snakes.
mice, young rats + for large specimens
Easy, I personally have never put my Gutt in repo to have reproduced. as long as an adult couple is put together in terrarium, mating takes place. For this reason also that I separate the sex board, otherwise the female weaken quickly courtesies and reproductive males following
Oviparous snake can lay up to 12 eggs after roughly two months of gestation
Lasts about 2 months also at a constant temperature of 26-28C °
Food and maintenance of young people:
The young should be put in individual boxes like all serpents, at least until they feed itself without problems.
They will feed on newborn mice of 2
4 days, and that every week. Recalcitrant to be force-fed until they feed themselves.