Western Hognose Snake
Up to 60cm
The Western Hognose is an interesting species which will often play dead when threatened! This rear fanged species has mild venom.
60 x 35 x 35cm vivarium (LxWxH) depending on size.
Air temperature 24-26°c with a heatmat.
Natural daylight, T8 lighting or LED.
Feed thawed rodents once a week.
Provide fresh drinking water daily.
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.