Baby Florida Blue Garter Snake
Most adult Common Blue Garter Snake For Sale are about 18-26 inches (46-66 cm) in total length. These are slender snakes with three thin light-colored stripes running the length of the body. Adults have a background color of black, greenish brown, tan, or gray with one stripe running down the middle of the back and one stripe running along each side. The stripes are typically yellow, green, brown, blue, or white. However, some individuals may lack stripes. A dark checkerboard pattern may be visible along the sides of the body between the back and side stripes. The florida blue garter snake for sale eyes are large and prominent. The coloration of juveniles is similar to adults. Non-venomous. Common Gartersnakes are not dangerous to people or pets, but they will readily bite to defend themselves. These snakes are not aggressive and avoid direct contact with people and pets. Virtually all bites occur when the snakes are intentionally molested. Garter snakes will eat mice, frogs, earthworms, and fish. Frozen thawed mice are much better then live, because live can injure your snake. If you do not like the idea of feeding mice, earthworms are the next healthiest. If you feed a garter snake worms, they will need to be fed more often because worms are not as filling as mice or fish. Feed worms cut about half inch twice a week. Provide as much as they will eat in ten minutes. Fish and mice eaters only need to be fed once a week or every ten days. A mouse or fish should be 1? times larger than its body at maximum. Platies and guppies are the best choice for a garter snake; some fish are toxic to them. In the wild frogs and toads make up the majority of their diet, but they are loaded with parasites. If you buy yours captive bred, their bodies may not be immune as much to them as a wild garter snake. Buying captive bred frogs is acceptable, but costly. Some keepers put their blue striped garter snake for sale into hibernation, also known as brumation. Brumation is not necessary, just as long as the garter snakes experience shorter days turning longer. Garter snakes should meet in April to May. Multiple males should not be kept together, or else they may fight. Let them do their stuff and separate them again after a week or two. Electric blue california red sided garter snake for sale give live births and the babies will come 80-100 days after a successful mate. Females should be alone when the babies are born because males have been known to eat the hatchlings.