Boa constrictor imperator
Central - South America
Up to 300cm
An easy to maintain, large snake species which becomes tame and makes a good pet! There are several dwarf localities available, which stay smaller!
180 x 60 x 60cm vivarium (LxWxH) for an adult.
Air temperature 28-30°c with a heat mat.
Natural daylight, T8 lighting or LED.
Feed thawed rodents once a week.
Provide fresh drinking water.
Spot clean the vivarium, removing any waste. Ensure there is always a fresh supply of water for your snake to drink as well as bathe.
Check all equipment is working correctly. Feed your snake weekly with thawed rodents.
Long Term Care
Change substrate monthly, clean the vivarium with reptile disinfectant to prevent odours and to control bacteria.