THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

Size: Adults usually range from 18-24 inches

Life Span: This species can live for 8-10 years

Enclosure: 20 gallon long aquariums are suitable for these snakes, if there are 2 or 3 in one space, however, then your aquarium should be at least a 40 gallon breeder

Temperature: A gradient of 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side

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

Diet: Appropriately sized earthworms, snails, slugs, and salamanders should be fed every 5-7 days

Checkered Garter Snake