Elaphe guttata guttata
South-East USA (from South Carolina to South-Florida)
preferring deciduous forests to dry savannahs, crepuscular.
Approx. 80-130 cm
Over 20 years
Lays 20-30 eggs, 2 clutches per year are possible.
Ground temperature between 26-28°C, local heat spots up to 33°C. Night dropping to 20-
Loose, absorptive substrate.
Hideouts, stones, roots and other climbing facilities.
Flat water bowl.
Minimum requirement for an adult is 36x15x15 (LxWxH) 48x18x18 for an adult pair is
Mice and rats of appropriate sizes.
Many colour variations are now available through selective breeding.
The different colour variations of Corn Snakes can be tended together without problems.
This care sheet is meant as a guide only.