Boa Constrictor

Level of experience:  Advanced

Size:  6’-10’

Lifespan:  15-25 Yrs.

Daytime Temp:  80-85

Basking Temp:  85-92

Nighttime Temp:  72-78

Diet:

Juvenile:  1 fuzzy or small rat per week

Adult: 1 medium or large rat every 10-14 days

Info:  The Columbian red tailed boa is among the most commonly kept snakes as pets.  Theses snakes can grow to large but manageable sizes and are recommended only for keepers willing to provide adequate space for adults.  Their docile nature and attractive coloration makes these snakes one of the most sought after snakes in the hobby.  These tropical snakes are commonly bred in captivity and we recommend purchasing captive bred animals only.

 

Zilla

ZooMed

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Information

Level of experience:  Advanced

Size:  6’-10’

Lifespan:  15-25 Yrs.

Daytime Temp:  80-85

Basking Temp:  85-92

Nighttime Temp:  72-78

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Care and Feeding

Diet:

Juvenile:  1 fuzzy or small rat per week

Adult: 1 medium or large rat every 10-14 days

Info:  The Columbian red tailed boa is among the most commonly kept snakes as pets.  Theses snakes can grow to large but manageable sizes and are recommended only for keepers willing to provide adequate space for adults.  Their docile nature and attractive coloration makes these snakes one of the most sought after snakes in the hobby.  These tropical snakes are commonly bred in captivity and we recommend purchasing captive bred animals only.

 

Zilla

ZooMed