Corn Snake Care
The Corn Snake is the easiest snake to keep in captivity, as they are the perfect balance of mild temperament, intriguing personality traits, and hardiness, together with a moderate size and attractive appearance. With correct care, every owner of a Corn Snake can expect 15-20 years of happiness with their pet. Check our care sheet for corn snake for more information
Corn snakes are a nonvenomous terrestrial species of constricting snake native to the southeastern United States, parts of Mexico, and the Cayman Islands. Early European settlers encountered this species in their corn fields and corn cribs, concluding that it was eating their corn. The truth is that the snakes were actually doing those farmers a favor by eating the rodents that would otherwise be feasting on the corn, but the name “corn snake” stuck.
Choosing the right corn snake vivarium can be a difficult task. Read our guide to choosing the right size vivarium for your corn snake to make sure you choose a suitable snake tank for your pet. And for even more corn snake care advice, keep reading the Vivarium World blog.