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A full grown snake however should be provided a 60 gallon tank in which it can stretch and move about as king snakes and milk snakes tend to be quite active. When selecting a terrarium for a king snake or a milk snake it is also very important to select one that can be secured tightly. These snakes have a reputation for getting out of their cages and for squeezing through even the smallest places. So spend a little extra on a terrarium with a top that can be latched. Maintaining the proper temperature is also important when it comes to keeping your snake healthy. Milk snakes and king snakes generally like their cages to be around 76 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit during the day but the temperature should drop down to about 70 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit at night.
Over the years I have found that on average for every (10) of these bottles I purchase I will get the following results: Three of them will sell for hefty prices that allow me a profit of $100 to $150 or more each Five of them will sell for prices that allow me a profit of $20 to $100 each Two of them will sell for prices at which I either break even or loose $10 to $20 each As you can see there are times when I loose a small amount of money on some of the bottles I purchase. However I m willing to take those losses due to the much larger profits I make on some of the others. In the end I make money overall. It is important to understand that if you are going to take some small losses on some of the bottles you buy if you choose to get involved in this eBay sub-niche.
So far as breeding goes it can take most snakes up to three years to reach a good breeding size and after they reach that point they re going to continue to grow slowly over the course of their lives. They come in a variety of colors and patterns and are available from a massive number of breeders round the country. It is critical to determine the snake you are about to buy is captive bred. The reason behind this is that the wild king or milk snake is probably going to be much harder to create as a captive snake and will regularly reject rodents as appropriate food. Straight after buying your pet it is wise to have a vet conduct a fecal test on the snake to make sure that it isn t carrying any bugs and to treat the snake if it is. This is one of the significant sides of king and milk snake care because in captivity internal bugs can become fatal due to continual re-infection. They (bugs) need to be thrown out awfully quickly if discovered to be present in the snake.