How Much Are Pet Snakes?

Is having a pet snake expensive?

The average cost of pet snakes varies based on the species and scarcity of the morph that you intend to buy. You’ll also have to factor in the price of snake equipment, not to mention the ongoing cost of snake ownership. Pet snakes, such as ball pythons, cost just $40. But rare morphs are far more expensive.

What is the cheapest snake to buy?

The rosy boa can be purchased for around $30-40 as hatchlings at reptile shows, reptile stores, and on the Internet. They are not typically found in the big box retail pet stores, where you can readily find corn snakes and ball pythons. The rosy boa is a long lived snake, capable of living 25+ years or more.

Are pet snakes dangerous?

Most pet snakes are not capable of seriously injuring their owners. The most common pet snakes in the US are ball pythons, corn snakes, and king snakes. None of these have a serious bite. They are all less dangerous than kittens.

How do you get a pet snake?

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