- The scientific name of Sinoloan Milk Snake is Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae.
General Information about Sinoloan Milk Snake
- A unique and beautiful animal that is scarce and hard to find.
- Nocturnal animal and active during night time.
- The snake is easily tamed.
- They are non-venomous, docile snakes.
- Captive-bred snakes rarely bite, and they can be a good pet choice for beginners.
- North Eastern Mexico, from Sonora to Sinaloa, and the southwestern part of Chihuahua.
- Mature and start breeding from the age of 2.
- They lay 3 to 25 eggs per clutch.
- The incubation period of the eggs is 60 to 75 days.
- The size of an adult snake: Up to 50 inches.
- Average 10 to 15 years.
- Up to 21 years.
Sinaloan Milk Snake Food and Feeding
- In captivity, hatchlings take the small pinkies once a week to 10 days.
- Adult snakes eat larger mice at the same frequency.
- Natural habitat is in coastal and scrubland.
- Trees with rough branches.
- The snakes are Ophiophagus, it means that they can eat each other.
- Hence, house these snakes separately in different vivariums.
- A 29-gallon enclosure with bedding and climbing accessories per snake is recommended.
- The vivarium temperature needs to be set at approximately 85°F.
- If the vivarium size is big enough for setting an appropriate temperature gradient, a gradient of 76 °F to 85°F is recommended.
- A comparable large water dish needs to be provided as this snake needs to soak in the water.
- 50% humidity is good.