CornSnakes.com Forums  
  Tired of those Google and InfoLinks ads? Register and log in!

Go Back   CornSnakes.com Forums > The CornSnake Forums > Husbandry and Basic Care
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

Husbandry and Basic Care General stuff about keeping and maintaining cornsnakes in captivity.

Screen Ventilation - Tape Over Them?
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-13-2023, 01:30 PM   #1
SidVicious
Screen Ventilation - Tape Over Them?

I have prepared a Repti Zoo 67 gallon terrarium with side mesh vents for the arrival of my corn snake. I heard from a few that I should be mindful of the “cheese grating” effects the mesh can have on snakes. Not too concerned about humidity issues as I'm in Houston - quite humid.

My question: is it recommended I tape over the inside mesh with aluminum foil tape to protect my snakes snout from getting chewed up? Or is this uncommon?
 
Old 01-13-2023, 02:55 PM   #2
Shiari
It is not recommended to use tape inside the enclosure anywhere as it can get stuck to your snake. I would search for actual vent covers for reptile cages as I'm sure you can find some that will fit.
 
Old 01-13-2023, 07:54 PM   #3
hypnoctopus
Definitely no tape or anything sticky where the snake can access it. Mesh can cause nose rub, but I usually only see it occasionally on males during breeding season when they're desperate to get out and go find a female. And it will clear up on its own after a shed or two.
 

Join now to reply to this thread or open new ones for your questions & comments! Cornsnakes.com is the largest online community dedicated to cornsnakes . Registration is open to everyone and FREE. Click Here to Register!

Google
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:52 AM.





Fauna Top Sites
 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Page generated in 0.01819491 seconds with 11 queries
Copyright Rich Zuchowski/SerpenCo