Sinaloan Milk Snake

Scientific Name:

  • Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae

Description:

  • Unique and beautiful animal which is hardly find
  • Nocturnal animal and active during night time
  • The snake is easily tamed.

Distribution:

  • North Eastern of Mexico, from Sonora to Sinaloa and south western part of Chihuahua

Breeding:

  • Start from age of 2

Nesting:

  • 3 to 25 per clutch
  • Incubation of 60 to 75 days.

Size:

  • Adult snake: Up to 50 inches

Life Span:

  • Average 10 to 15 years
  • Up to 21 years

Diet and Feeding:

  • In captivity, hatcling take the small pinkies once a week to 10 days. Adult snake eat larger mice at the same frequency

Habitat:

  • Natural habitat is in coastal and scrubland
  • Trees with rough branches
  • House these snake seperately in different vivarium as they can be eating each other (Ophiophagus)
  • 29 gallon enclosure with bedding and climbing accessories.
  • Vivarium temperature need to be set at approximately 85°F
  • If vivarium size is allowable, a gradiet of 76 °F to 85°F is recommended.
  • Comparable large water dish need to be provided as this snake need to soak in the water.
  • 50% humidity is good