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Old 11-14-17, 11:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Better to have depth or height

Originally Posted by dannybgoode View Post
I personally wouldn't keep any snake in a tank of those dimensions.

Set up vertically then it is not wide enough, on its side not high enough.

Corns, kings and balls all climb somewhat of given the opportunity and I'd always advocate providing the option. Of the three I'd be most comfortable with a king but even then I'd rather just get a decent viv for one.

I also find 12" a pain from a heating and lighting perspective also. Too low to get a good overhead heat source set up and nigh on impossible to install a good lighting rig.
Why would you prefer the king? I've found rat snakes to be much more inclined to take advantage of climbing opportunities.
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