With good research and proper care, any of these snakes would make for a great captive.
The yellow anaconda is a very large snake for expert reptile keepers only.
Hydrodynastes gigas are cobras in name only.
Rat snakes make great captives. The red rat snake, also known as the corn snake is probably the most popular snake kept as a pet.
The wild Hog Island boa population has taken some hits, but surveys indicate it’s rebounding.
The green tree python is an exquisite snake that never fails to fascinate.
Sand boas are most comfortable on a loamy, slightly moist soil mixture.
With more captive-bred color mutations, the gopher snake enjoys newfound popularity.
This article will focus on how to keep B. c. imperator.
Xenodon pulcher’s size and shape, color, personality, feeding response, and upturned hog nose, should contribute to a huge rise in popularity.
The black-headed python is costly, but its fans consider this majestic snake more than worth the investment.
Captive breeding and new morphs keep this favorite pet snake fresh and exciting.
Corn snakes are still one of the most popular snakes in the hobby.
Despite the fact that some can be feisty, pine snakes have increased in popularity.
This native North American differs from other snakes in some interesting ways.
Inclusion Body Disease is devastating to the snakes that are infected by it.
Should you feed your snake rodents that are dead or alive?
Found throughout Central America and northwestern South America, Honduran milksnakes are large and powerful constrictors.
Maintaining northern water snakes in captivity can be a rewarding experience.
A wide spread snake, the Eastern hognose snake is found throughout the eastern United States
Kenyan sand boas can make great first reptiles.
Which one of these reptiles and amphibians is right for you?
If you want a boa that doesn’t get as big as Boa constrictor, try one of its smaller cousins.
Garter snakes are small colubrid snakes found throughout most of the United States.
Easy to find and simple to keep, the eastern garter snake remains one of America’s most popular serpents.
The Amazon tree boa (Corallus hortulanus) is the most geographically widespread of the tree boas.
These boas are elusive as much as they are small compared to more well known boas.
There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.
Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.
These secretive snakes are often referred to the yellow-bellied kingsnake group.
Expert care tips for the Argentine boa constrictor (Boa constrictor occidentalis)
Expert care tips for keeping Lampropeltis triangulum species.
The natural history and captive care of Opheodrys vernalis.
Expert care tips for Morelia viridis.
Tips to safely handle reticulated pythons.
The California kingsnake is one of the most popular pet snakes.
Expert care tips for the green anaconda.
This is not your father's retic
A zoo curator shares his Angolan python secrets.
Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.
Do ball pythons typically go through a hibernation state during the winter?
The tiger snake is the most common large elapid in many parts of Australia.
Information on how natural and artificial lighting affects reptiles.
A history of the Boa Constrictor in the pet trade.
Bonus content from the July 2012 REPTILES magazine article "Jewel of Bismarck"
Continued research and the sharing of information are crucial to the future of the Boelen's python in captivity.
Captive breeding and new mutations have boosted the demand for western hog-nosed snakes.
Eryx colubrinus is easy to keep, breed readily in captivity and come in a variety of morphs.
The rough-scaled sand boa is a good choice for the beginner or advanced herpetoculturist.
Boa constrictor imperator is one of the more beautiful constrictors
Bullsnakes are lively, easy-to-keep colubrids, and make enjoyable and interesting captives.
Overcome feeding problems in colubrid snakes.
How to find and care for a jungle carpet python.
Tips on caring for this semi-aboreal Southeast Asian snake.
Snakes of the Antaresia genus are compact and easy to care for.
Brazilian rainbow boa snake care and information.
Information and care for the personable Russian rat snake (Elaphe schrencki schrencki).
Could this be reptile inclusion body disease?
Feeding hognose snakes toads, frogs and mice.
I have been unable to get my lizard to eat anything but large mealworms. He will not eat frozen or live pinkies or crickets. What's wrong with him?
Green tree python diet and food.
Care and husbandry for green tree pythons.
Learn about the green tree python in its natural wild habitat.
Watch this video from SnakeBytes.TV to visually learn about feeding pythons.
How long do snake bacterial skin infections take to clear up?
About a week ago my snake began the pre-shed process, and yesterday I noticed blisters. What are they?
How do I tell the difference between a reticulated and Burmese python?
A herpkeeper finds a blind snake an eye-opening captive.
Everything you need to know about the blood python.
My reptile seems to gape for air. What could be wrong with it?
After my snake eats he strikes at any moving thing. Why is he so aggressive after feeding?
Should I feed my snake fish?
Basic diamond python care and information.
How can I feed my baby ball python? My snake doesn't seem to want to eat or may be traumatized from being bitten.
My baby corn snake will not eat pinkies. What should I do?
Why is my snake not shedding completely and how do I help the snake to shed fully.
What's the correct temperature and housing requirements for my Kingsnake?
What is best way to get rid of mites on snakes?
How do you remove prey from a choking reptile's throat?
What do you feed a rough green snake?
What can I feed my ball python that is not a rodent?
Water is an important part of your herp's life.
Rubber boa snake information.
Rainbow Boa species profile.