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Storeria dekayi (Dekay's Brownsnake)

Discussion in 'General Venomous' started by T-rex, Sep 13, 2006.

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  1. T-rex

    T-rex Elite Member

    hey i was just wondering if anyone new the captive care of the dekay's brownsnake???
  2. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

    Hmmmmm,,,tough one. From what I know of them I would suggest along the lines of a garter snake. I know they eat worms and slugs, are rather reclusive, and prefer cooler temps than most snakes. To my knowledge we have no keepers of them here yet, though i could be wrong. I'll try and find some links.
  3. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

  4. T-rex

    T-rex Elite Member

    thanks kenman....
  5. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

    No problem. DO you plan on getting one or already have one ?
  6. T-rex

    T-rex Elite Member

    well i am comparing a bunch of snakes to see which on i want and the brown snake was in a classified online and i couldn't find anything about it but i don't think i am going to get one. im leaning more towards a corn or a king snake any suggestions?
  7. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

    I have Corns and absolutely love them. Most are very tame and they are great eaters. not to mention the so many varied morphs they now come in.
  8. mshrmheadcharge

    mshrmheadcharge Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    I second that corns are great snakes to have, I had 2 of em
  9. KrokadilyanGuy3

    KrokadilyanGuy3 Elite Member

    Kept dekay's in a moist enclosure, a lot of leaf litter and a few decaying logs.
    Put slugs and worms and crickets in there but can't promise he ate any.. He only lived 3 years though.

    Get a Corn or king, bigger and have easier eating habits.
  10. venus

    venus Founding Member

    I'm with the majority here. I have 6 corns, they are awesome.
  11. Sean Boyd

    Sean Boyd Elite Member

    I have a decay ground snake.
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