The answer lies within you! Of course it would be great to have more so that your pet snake will have a companion in this “human or humane world.”
Just like when considering other pets, the decision of whether you can keep more than one Corn Snake or not depends on your overall capacity to commit to all of them. Although, it’s probably better to separate them from one another to avoid competition or showmanship, and to keep them from destroying one another or conspired against you.
Of course, you must also keep in mind that keeping more than one Corn Snake means an increase in responsibility financially, timewise, and even mentally.
Efforts of cleanup and cage maintenance will be doubled, or tripled, and can definitely take up all your time. Before committing to it, you should assess your capacity (financially, mentally and timely) to provide what your pets will require without fail. You will have to be completely ready and prepared because you’re about to “raise a child”!
Taking care of one Corn Snake is already a lot, especially if this is your first time owning a snake as a pet. Be sure to make an informed and responsible decision on how many Corn Snake you can responsibly and dutifully care for and keep.
Corn Snake with Other Pets
The Corn Snake is a carnivorous natural predator, and when in the wild, they are inclined to eat other creatures, it is basic animal instinct.
As stated before, Corn Snake are docile pets if handled and trained properly. They can be a recommended snake to have if you are looking for a really friendly reptile pet or if you’re already an expert in taking care of snakes. Usually Corn Snakes will not be a threat to other pets such as cats, rabbits or dogs – as long as they don’t threaten him.
It is important to prepare for the cost of having a pet snake. Not only do you have to save up to buy your corn snake, you also have to consider how much keeping it for the next few years will cost you. You have prepared your housemate, now it’s time to prepare yourself financially.
In this chapter, we will discuss the average prices for materials you will need to keep your corn snake happy and safe at home.