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New Kingsnake .....What Should I Know.

Discussion in 'Kingsnakes' started by Boaboy, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Boaboy

    Boaboy Active Member

    Ok so i am gting a new 2 year ols kingsnake and i was wondering is there anything i should know like temp and humidity........stuff like that .
     
  2. lopez82

    lopez82 Elite Member

    What species of king its it? The temps would be the same(85-90 warm side 75 cool side) but the humidity may bee different between subspecies
     
  3. Boaboy

    Boaboy Active Member

    The lady said it was a california kingsnake .....and it was way underwieght so i want to give it some major wight
     
  4. lopez82

    lopez82 Elite Member

    Cali king humidity should stay under 30% but you should offer a humid hide to aid in shedding.
     
  5. justor

    justor Elite Member

    What was she feeding it, and how often?
     
  6. Boaboy

    Boaboy Active Member

    It was fed once every 3 weeks and the dude fed it fuzzies so it isnt getting enuf food to grow so i am going to feed it once a week.
     
  7. Wyldrose

    Wyldrose Elite Member

    2 year old kingsnake should be on adult mice. If you want to get some weight on him try rat pup's I put some of my corns on rat pups and they bulked up fast.
     
  8. skelly98

    skelly98 Elite Member

    Agreed, the under sized prey might be a reason for it being under weight. But as with any under weight animal, i'd see a vet, as there might be some other issues causing this.
     

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