Hognose Snake Care - Old
Explore the resources below to learn more about hognose snakes and their care.
As part of our partnership, ReptiFiles has prepared scientifically-backed care sheets just for Zen Habitats fans. Hognose Snakes make good pets due to their docile temperaments, slow movement, and manageable size. Get a shopping list and learn more all about terrarium size, lighting, temperature, humidity, substrate, feeding, handling!
Find out why the Nano Chameleon, Marine Iguana, Mary River Turtle, Paradise Tree Snake, and the Phantastic Leaf-tailed Gecko make our Animal Care Manage Kasey's list! Read about the world's smallest reptile, amazing evolutionary adaptations, crazy hair-dos, flying capabilities, and superior camouflaging abilities. And these are only a few of the fun facts you'll learn!
The first step toward keeping your snake healthy, according to Kasey, is to schedule a visit with a veterinarian specializing in exotics within the first couple weeks of them coming home. This will help establish a baseline for your pet and create a relationship with the veterinarian in the event your animal is to ever fall ill. Observing your snake’s behavior, body condition, activity level, skin, shedding, bowel movements, and urination is important to monitor overall health.
There are many reasons to have a Zen Habitats Zen Mat. The fact that it’s incredibly easy to keep clean makes it a must have for your pet’s 4’x2’x2’ enclosure. The seamless and poreless design prevents messes from seeping in between the mat and enclosure floor, preventing bacteria growth and odor. Not only does it provide a clean and healthy environment for your pet, it’s also extremely easy to clean.