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Jarod(G)   David S.  

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Jarod(G)
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 Northern water snake!!!

if anybody sees this, can you post pics of your enclosures so i can have sum ideas for wen i get my nws in the spring!!!



02/03/11  01:24am

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David S.
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  Message To: Jarod(G)   In reference to Message Id: 2202998


 Northern water snake!!!

Jarod I don’t have any pics but I can give you an idea of what you might need.

TANK SETUP
your going to need a ten gallon tank if its a baby, 30-50 gallon if its an adult. You will want to have a water dish of about four inch’s for a baby for an adult you should have one that is about a third of its length. a 50-75 watt heat lamp should work. get a rock to put in the basking area so that he can get warm on both sides. Make sure your tank has a tight fitting lid or your snake might escape. get some brush to put in there so your snake can rub of its old skins, I have a large pile of drift wood in mine. to me it doesn’t matter what kind of substrate you use, I personally like coco coir its easy to clean up and its cheap. That’s about all I can remember on tank setup, if you want a more ideas just ask someone else.

FEEDING
When you feeding pick a fish that’s roughly the width of your snake. it doesn’t matter what type of fish you feed your snake right now I feed my snake rosy reds they only cost 18 cents, but the food will get more expensive as they get older. If you have a pond you can either set out minnow traps or go fishing for your snakes next meal. that’s all I have, I really hope that this helps.



David S.



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