Pueblan Milk Snake

Scientific Name:

  • Lampropeltis triangulum campbelli

Description:

  • This snake is banded with bright colous in black, red, and yellowish or creamy bands, making it one of the most beautiful animal
  • Suitable begineer snake ethusiasts
  • This is a nocturnal animal

Distribution:

  • Central Mexico
  • From Southern Puebla to eastern Morelos, Mexico
  • Northern Oaxaca of Mexico

Breeding:

  • Appropriate breeding age at 2

Nesting:

  • 3 clutches per season
  • 5 to 15 per clutch
  • Incubation is about 2 months

Size:

  • Up to 3 feet in lenght

Lifespan:

  • 15 to 20 years

Diet:

  • A Tiny pinky for hatcling in the frequency of 5 to 7 days.
  • 2 pinkies for adult snake
  • Beaware of the food size; cannot be one and half width size of the snake body
  • A large bowl of water is required for soaking and drinking

Habitat:

  • The snake live is dry and arid high deserts area
  • It requires a small tank or vivarium, which approximately 20 gallon, as it’s quite timid, shy and curl up most of the time
  • 2 to 3 hidding places is a must
  • Keep the tank dry and warm most of the time
  • Climbing accessories is recommended to be provided, as it likes to climb in the nature
  • Great climber as a escape-proof screen lid is needed
  • Newspaper and towel can be used as the substrate
  • Temperature gradient need to set from 78°F to 84°F
  • 50% humidity