THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

Western Hognose Snake

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

Lifespan: This species can live for 15-20 years

Enclosure: 10 gallon aquariums are suitable for juvenile snakes, once full grown, 20 gallon long 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 or rats, frozen/thawed rodents are preferred, but some snakes will exclusively eat live, feed every 7-10 days