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Old 12-28-17, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Tank Near Window?

Hi, I am new to this forum and still learning about corn snakes. I am trying to plan out where to put my tank and the best spot is near a window. It is next to the window so not directly in front of it. During the day it doesn't get much direct light so I was wondering if my snake would be ok there? Thank you.
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Old 12-30-17, 07:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Tank Near Window?

I have never owned a corn snake, only boas and pythons. I'm speaking solely if it were one of my snakes I own.

I would have no reservations keeping a snake near a window as long as there was never the possibilty sunlight could hit the cage. Also if it were an old single pane or drafty window I may hesitate also.
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Old 12-31-17, 12:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Tank Near Window?

Monitor temperatures, if it is not directly in front of the window then you should be fine.
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Old 01-01-18, 11:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Tank Near Window?

As long as sunlight isn't going to bake the cage and raise the temperatures severely then you'll be fine.
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Old 01-02-18, 12:27 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Tank Near Window?

Direct sunlight going through glass is not safe, I've always been a fan of paper aquarium background on the back and sides.
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