Lystrophis pulcher care

Morphological characteristics of Lystrophis pulcher

The snake Lystrophis pulcher is commonly known as the hognose three colors or fake coral snake.

The Lystrophis pulcher is probably the most common tri-colored Western hognose or bred in captivity.

Snake species Lystrophis pulcher can be found in Bolivia.

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Feeding Lystrophis pulcher

Feeding the Lystrophis pulcher can be tricky. The first thing to consider is the frequency. Lystrophis A baby must be fed every 5 days or less.

They have a fast metabolism and grow rapidly. Do not feed enough stun growth and can have negative long-term effects. We should not overfeed, as it can have disastrous results as well. Pulcher Lystrophis adults may be fed once a week.

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Breeding and reproduction Lystrophis pulcher

The Lystrophis easily pulcher are being bred in captivity in recent years. Views on whether hibernation is required (a period of winter cooling) vary. In nature the temperature drops considerably for several months.

Captive breeding has been successful even without this period of hibernation. If we do not intend to raise our Lystrophis then the period of hibernation is not necessary.

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Terrarium of Lystrophis pulcher

Selecting a terrarium for your Lystrophis pulcher best is to find a venue that holds moisture well. The Lystrophis and especially young people can dry out quickly and require higher humidity. Also make sure that the terrarium has a deep layer of substrate. These snakes have to be able to burrow to thrive.

Because the Lystrophis pulcher these snakes do not become very large, approximately 70x40x40cm tank will house an adult without any problem.

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Natural habitat of Lystrophis pulcher

Snake species Lystrophis pulcher can be found in Bolivia.

The Lystrophis pulcher looking much wetter habitats preferred habitat by Western hognoses.

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