What can you feed corn snakes?
Feed in the morning or in the evening. Corn snakes will eat mice and rats in captivity. In the wild they prefer rodents, birds, other snakes, frogs and lizards. They are constrictors; which means they constrict their prey to suffocate it and then eat it.
What can you feed corn snakes other than mice?
Frozen snake food generally refers to mice and rats; but rabbits, chicks, quail, frogs and fish are also sometimes fed to snakes. Frozen rabbits, chicks and quail are often available from the same suppliers as their smaller cousins are, and can be thawed and presented in the same manner.
Do corn snakes eat well?
Frozen mice tend to be the most economical and logical food source for a pet corn snake. If you are wondering, “What do corn snakes eat besides mice?” frozen rats make another very good protein source. Some corn snakes will also eat lizards.
How do I know if my corn snake is hungry?
Snakes will let you know when they’re hungry. They will start prowling their enclosure and their tongue flicks will increase in frequency and number.
What do I need to know about owning a corn snake?
The size of the corn snake is very important in considering before you purchase a snake. The size of the snake determines the housing and care for the creature. The size of the snake determines the size of its prey, the size of it’s enclosure, the snakes temperament and tolerance to handling.