Complete Corn Snake Care Guide 2022

Complete Corn Snake Care Guide 2022

Corn Snakes are amazing pets! Of the easiest and most fun snakes you could keep, corn snakes will always top the list! Here is everything you need to know about keeping corn snakes!

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  1. SloppyJoePro on March 17, 2023 at 5:29 am

    120 gal???? Been in tubs their whole lives and I’ve never had issues

  2. OwlsliceWcue on March 17, 2023 at 5:30 am

    I was recently allowed to buy a snake. And I decided on a corn snake, since I had read that they aren’t venomous, or have fangs.
    So I found this video, and now I’m more prepared for Tobie than ever!

  3. Natasha Heredia on March 17, 2023 at 5:31 am

    Rewatching this because I got a corn snake at the expo this past weekend!!!!! It was a lavender male and I was blown away at the price (cos, "Lavender") and couldn’t pass him up! Absolutely love the sweetheart. I already had a couple of baby set ups ready in case I brought anything home and he is settling in.

  4. Zoe Lanez on March 17, 2023 at 5:31 am

    After watching ur video it makes me more comfortable to get a corn snake thank u

  5. Wulfgeist on March 17, 2023 at 5:32 am

    I have one cornsnake, got her earlier this year at an expo. She’s a funny little gal and will poke her head out of hide when I call to her. She’s been kept in a shoebox sized tub but she is ready for an upgrade. Great guide, thanks!

  6. Freakdogsflare on March 17, 2023 at 5:34 am

    I am thinking about getting a Corn Snake, and what size terrarium would you recommend for a baby corn snake? I was thinking a 20-22 gallon or so to now a 33 gallon or 36x18x12. I would keep the snake at that for a year before upgrading to a 120-gallon.

  7. Darrien on March 17, 2023 at 5:34 am

    So what do I feed a baby corn snake that is not as round a my pinky finger?

  8. Scott on March 17, 2023 at 5:35 am

    I had a corn snake for many years then gave it to my niece when we moved and had to give up reptiles for a while. He’s over 20 years old now.

  9. Nick Atkins on March 17, 2023 at 5:38 am

    I am from New Zealand – where we don’t have snakes.
    I moved to be here with my amazing wife (also had no real experience in snakes) at all in NYC.
    It is really hard to get ‘the best snake’ for a particular person; I was never was exposed to snakes. I love teaching people "have a little cuddle with my little lady" – I love reptiles.

  10. Kristen Frye on March 17, 2023 at 5:39 am

    For tank size, do you recommend starting with that big of size when they are a baby, or what size would you start at and at what snake lengths would you move them up to what size tanks throughout their growth? Thanks!

  11. liz mckinnish on March 17, 2023 at 5:39 am

    When feeding my corn snake should I put them into a different container? I was told this by the pet store (reptile island) although I’ve seen some mixed opinions about it

  12. yur stepdad chad :- on March 17, 2023 at 5:40 am

    How often do you have to clean the cage

  13. Larissa Muth on March 17, 2023 at 5:42 am

    Adam, I’m really grateful for this guide. I’ve been seriously frustrated by some of the conflicting info on enclosure sizes while I’m trying to prepare to get my first snake. For corn snakes, I really want to just use one enclosure for its entire life (aside from a quarantine while I get it vet checked); would it stress the animal if I were to put a hatchling or a yearling in a 4 foot enclosure? I’ve seen hatchlings in person and I know how small they are. I ended up purchasing an extra enclosure for my crestie juvie while he grows because I was so concerned about ‘too big’ (though really he would probably be fine in the 18 x 18 x 24 judging by how he uses his full space). Do you have any advice about this?

  14. Jessi Ayers on March 17, 2023 at 5:43 am

    I have 4 corn snakes. 5 month old Amelanistic male named Poe, 5 month old Anerythristic male named Ashe, 4 month old Strawberry female named Rosabel, and a 1.5 yr old Palmetto female named Selene (after the Goddess of the white moon). I use UVB and under the tank heater mats for all of them. I create a gradient in their tanks. Light on one side (opposite of the water dish), mat in the middle, and nothing on the other end (where the water dish is).

  15. Alysha on March 17, 2023 at 5:43 am

    Where can I purchase a corn snake?

  16. TIANA on March 17, 2023 at 5:43 am

    Would u recommend heating pad or light bulb??

  17. josh? on March 17, 2023 at 5:48 am

    Hey im really interested in buying a corn snake but id only be able to put it in my room but when im gaming is my talking going ti stress the snake out? Because if so I don’t think i should buy one

  18. Tremayne Williams on March 17, 2023 at 5:50 am

    How would I get snake haters aka my mom to like snakes?

  19. Moe's Tanks on March 17, 2023 at 5:53 am

    Thanks for the video! Can you recommend a snake for a 3-ft tank (40 gallon breeder)?

  20. DK47 on March 17, 2023 at 5:53 am

    is a 20 gallon good for a baby corn snake? and then obviously upgrade the size when it gets bigger

  21. Elena P on March 17, 2023 at 5:55 am

    I got corn snake for me and my daughter. No one in our family wanted the snake. And I have huge argument with my husband. But we are really enjoying to play with it. Still trying to understand if we got female on Wells lake where do you feed it two times was alive pinky rat. And I have a question how to avoid feeding life ? I misunderstand how to put them to sleep, you sad on this video. Thank you ! I really like your video !!!

  22. Nixon on March 17, 2023 at 5:57 am

    Do a Reptile Room tour PLEASEE

  23. William Pierce on March 17, 2023 at 5:58 am

    Mine has a 40x24x24 inch terrarium. Buuutt he is growth stunted due to his previous home. He is 10 years old and only 2,6 feet at a weight of 60 grams. Now he got a good weight

  24. lord of flames on March 17, 2023 at 6:00 am

    Are these snake’s available in Australia

  25. Gabe Soto on March 17, 2023 at 6:05 am

    Looking to buy a corn snake, but what do I do when I first receive a snake from a breeder?

  26. Ava Noh on March 17, 2023 at 6:06 am

    One of your video said do not get a corn snake

  27. Dustin Femmy Boi on March 17, 2023 at 6:06 am

    Im dying for a pied sided bloodred corn snake

  28. josh? on March 17, 2023 at 6:07 am

    It sucks for me because our base humidity is 22% so trying to get that higher and having enough belly heat is challenging i hope i can get it right tho so i can bring one home

  29. •blueFox• on March 17, 2023 at 6:07 am

    I am Canadian and I don’t understand Fahrenheit

  30. Tina Sherr on March 17, 2023 at 6:07 am

    Getting my 1st Corn on Wednesday. She will be my first snake. Her morph is a red factor albino. Thanks for this cool video!

  31. bbkf89 on March 17, 2023 at 6:11 am

    I have a year-old corn snake he mostly just stays hidden unless I take him out. Every now and then he’ll poke his head out but hides again. He’s chill when I take him out and always eats no problem.

  32. Justin on March 17, 2023 at 6:14 am

    If I have a under the tank heat pad, do I need an overhead heat source also?

  33. ImpishGae on March 17, 2023 at 6:17 am

    Thanks for the info! I plan on getting a cornsnake next month and wanted to make sure I got a big enough tank, thank goodness I found your video because that poor baby would have been squished. Settled on an albino okeetee corn snake because the pattern was absolutely breath taking!

  34. StanleyRockman on March 17, 2023 at 6:17 am

    Thanks for all your videos they help me often like when my boa had a bad shed and I was unsure on what to use but now I use your coco core and chip mix

  35. Joy Glocker on March 17, 2023 at 6:18 am

    Hello, I kind of got to rescue a corn from a bad home, male, 19 year old, never handled, so it’s even hard to reach into the enclosure for cleaning/changing water. It’s fed once a month with 3 mice.
    Should I adjust feeding slowly or just start with a big mouse every 10 days? How can I change the behavior? Does it even make sense at that age? And how? Just handling and getting bit and hope it gets better? Maybe a snake hook? I would be REALLY grateful for some advice, especially about the behavior issues. Thanks in advance.

  36. Brayden on March 17, 2023 at 6:19 am

    Cool 75 Hot 85

  37. sabx on March 17, 2023 at 6:21 am

    This was really helpful. I recently bought a pink corn snake. When I first tried interacting with him at the reptile shop he “hissed” at me but now we’re friends 🙂

  38. Betsie Jones on March 17, 2023 at 6:23 am

    I had a corn snake in my 20s, but failed it, sadly. (I’m human, but I admit and learn more for later). I want to try again, hopefully with a yearling or adult. I’m very excited to have one again, because I loved “him” dearly, called him Guttata.

    I’m very grateful for all your videos, as well as Clint, and Snake Discovery. I want to adopt a snake that needs to be loved and cared for, and you’re helping me prepare better.

  39. fairy on March 17, 2023 at 6:23 am

    Is store bought dirt ok for the floor of my snake’s terrarium ? i put about 5-6 cm of dirt in there ( it looks really cool )and i think he likes it ( ive only had im for 4-5 months )

  40. kimsdreamville on March 17, 2023 at 6:25 am

    Can anyone help me out? So i’m saving to get a corn snake and i have watched so many videos and i have a full notepad of notes but I have a few questions i want to ask just to make sure. So if i’m correct I should have one heated side and one cooler side, One heated hide and i’ve seen a few videos talk about a humid hide? So do i have to have one of each or how exactly should i have my hides set up?? also i planned to get a heating mat so how much Asphen or ig how many inches of asphen should i put on top?? I know corn snakes are the burrowing type, if they do decide to what would be the safest bet

  41. Angie Stadler on March 17, 2023 at 6:25 am

    My parents bought me a corn snake when it was my birthday just a few days ago i’m 10 years old and I live in Florida I have a baby corn snake so that he can get used to me than having an older corn snake.

  42. Thanos Mialis on March 17, 2023 at 6:25 am

    Im planning ome taking my very first snake this year after 7 years of trying to convice my parents i finally sacceded it

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