Milk snakes For Sale On undergroundreptilestore.com
If you are looking for a beautiful and unique reptile pet, look no further than the milk snakes.
Milk snakes are perfect for those looking for an exotic pet that is easy to care for and is also beautiful to look at. These snakes come in a variety of different colors and patterns, ranging from bright reds and oranges to striking blacks and whites. They are relatively low-maintenance pets, meaning they don’t require a lot of specialized equipment or care.
At Underground Reptile Store, we have a wide selection of milk snake available for sale at competitive prices. We have both captive bred and wild caught specimens, so you can be sure that you are getting the best quality snake possible. Our expert staff is always on hand to answer any questions or concerns you might have about taking care of your new pet.
Care and Maintenance of Milk Snakes
If you’re considering getting a milk snake, you should familiarize yourself with the care and maintenance requirements. Milk snakes are relatively easy to take care of, but require a specific type of enclosure, temperature and regular feeding.
To ensure these reptiles stay healthy and comfortable, they require a terrarium with an enclosed top (as milk snake are experts at escaping). It should be equipped with a good source of heat and light. The temperature of their enclosure should be between 80-85°F during the day and 75°F at night.
Most milk snakes do well on an even mix of frozen rodents and live prey. If your milk snake is not eating frozen rodents or live prey, offer him cooked chicken or tuna fish. Feed your milk snake once every 5-7 days – you should find out what your particular pet’s appetite is like by observing its behavior when it’s time for meals. Water should also be added to its enclosure daily so he can drink whenever he needs to.
Are milk snakes poisonous
Milk snakes are oviparous, nonvenomous colubrid snakes that can make wonderful pets. They have a striking, patterned appearance and are known for their docile and friendly demeanor. However, many people are confused about whether milk snake are poisonous. The simple answer is no, they are not poisonous, but they do possess defensive mechanisms that can cause irritation or discomfort.
When threatened or frightened, milk snakes will musk – meaning they release a foul smelling scent from the anal area as an act of self-defense. This scent does not contain any toxins and is not harmful in any way, but it can be unpleasant to smell. In addition to musking, milk snake will also hiss when alarmed as a warning sign for potential predators.
How big do milk snakes get
Milk snakes are a species of non-venomous snake that can grow to be up to 4 feet long. In comparison to other species, they are relatively small with medium-sized bodies and thin tails. However, they can still be intimidating, especially when confronted in the wild.
When kept in captivity, milk snakes may live up to 15 years if given proper care and the right environment. This makes them excellent pets for those who want a lifelong companion.
On UndergroundReptilesStore.com, you can find a variety of milk snake specimens ranging in size from hatchlings (5 to 8 inches) to mature adults (2 to 3 feet). We source our specimens from trusted breeders and ensure they are acclimated to their new homes before they are shipped out.
When considering size, remember that milk snakes only reach their full length when mature – so it’s important to start with a hatchling or young snake if you want it to get larger over time. Additionally, be sure that you have an enclosure large enough for your snake as it grows over the years – as both the length and girth of your snake will increase with age.
What do milk snakes eat
Milk snakes are carnivorous and feed primarily on small rodents such as mice and rats. They can also eat other small mammals. In captivity, milk snakes are often fed a diet of frozen-thawed mice or rats. It is important that their diet includes both live and non-live prey, as milk snake can become malnourished if they are only fed one type of food source. They should also be provided with a calcium supplement such as cuttlefish bone or a commercially available calcium supplement to ensure they get the nutrients they need.
Are milk snakes venomous
No, milk snakes are non-venomous reptiles that mostly eat other small animals. They have teeth for grabbing and holding their prey, but not for injecting venom. While milk snake may appear intimidating due to their bold color patterns, they are actually quite docile and make great pets for experienced snake keepers.
At Underground Reptile Store, we offer milk snakes in a variety of sizes and colors. Our smallest milk snake is the Eastern King Snake (Lampropeltis getula), which grows up to two feet long and has a lovely banded pattern of red, black and white markings. The Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer) is the largest milk snake we carry, growing up to seven feet in length with bold yellow and black bands along its body.
No matter which milk snake you choose, you can rest assured knowing that it was bred in captivity, so it won’t come with any diseases or parasites like wild-caught snakes can sometimes have. Plus, all of our milk snake are fed a diet only of pre-killed mice and frozen rodents so you won’t have to worry about feeding live food at home.