What is the best thing to house a Brazilian Rainbow Boa in?
I haven’t had experience with a Brazilian Rainbow, but we do have a ball python. Recently, we switched to plastic cages, sort of. Our snake lives in a custom built 65 gallon tank. The bottom is carpeted with “reptile carpet” which is pretty much like astro turf. We use an under the tank heater and a heat lamp. He has a large branch to climb on and some fake greenery suction cupped around the tank. What we changed – first the carpet – got rid of the bedding – fantastic! Now, when he soils I can remove that section of carpet – it is cut in 12 inch blocks – wash it and put it back in. Second, we went plastic for hide boxes. I bought two inexpensive rubbermaid shoe boxes. One, I cut a hole in the top of the lid – drew a circle traced from a glass and cut with a utility knife. The other I cut a hole in the side. The first is on one end of the tank. He enters through the top. It contains moss and is “wet.” The other is on the opposite end of the tank, also contains moss, and is dry. It makes