THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

California Kingsnake

Size: Adults usually range from 3-4 feet

Lifespan: This species can live for 10-15 years

Enclosure: 20 gallon long aquariums are suitable for juvenile snakes, once full grown, 40 gallon breeder aquariums are preferred

Temperature: A gradient of 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side

Humidity: The enclosure should be kept between 50%-60%

Diet: Appropriately sized mice, rats, and even chicks when fully grown, frozen/thawed rodents are preferred, but some snakes will exclusively eat live, feed every 7-10 days