Size: Adult females usually range from 2-3 feet as females and 1-2 feet as males

Life Span: This species can live for 5-10 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 65-70 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 pinkies or fuzzies, frozen/thawed rodents are preferred, but some snakes will exclusively eat live, feed every 7-10 days or you can give your snake earthworms or feeder fish, feed every 5-7 days

Eastern Garter Snake