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i have had reptiles all my life just never had a snake.suggestion on small wild caught garter.hes seems very tame.was found on black top early October in 30 -40 degree temps (i thought it was to cold for the little guy).it didn’t run when i approached it, hasn’t bit anyone or made a attempt to.seems like it doesn’t mind being handled.the only thing he will eat is goldfish.any suggestions on healthy living for this little guy would he helpful.



10/28/09  08:17pm

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  Message To: Bno   In reference to Message Id: 2089490


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Garters like many snakes use the blacktop to warm up n they can handle the cold much better then any other snake .We removed 8 off the road while herpin in the glades last week which was cooler then average 76 so it was mostly garters.However he should take any type of frog or worm, I had a giant for 8 years he ate everything from fish,worms,frogs,toads n even mice which is not common for a garter to eat mice. Anyway use 20 gallon tank rocks ,branches,hide box of some sort big waterbowl they like to swim .For bottom indoor outdoor carpet is good as well as aspen or leaflitter n dont forget heat lamp or pad.Garters r cool snakes for pets once they calm down.Good luck.



10/29/09  12:38pm

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  Message To: Cornsnake chris   In reference to Message Id: 2089698


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he is right



11/04/09  09:43pm

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  Message To: Mk2 Herpman   In reference to Message Id: 2092109


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whos right?



11/23/09  06:09pm

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  Message To: Bno   In reference to Message Id: 2098064


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Cornsnake Chris



12/17/09  09:41pm

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  Message To: Bno   In reference to Message Id: 2089490


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please don’t feed gold fish they cause vitamin deficiency.



12/21/09  10:39am


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