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Colombian Rainbow Boa

Overall satisfaction

1.75/5

Acquired: Online breeder / seller

Gender: N/A

Appearance

3/5

Health

3/5

ActivityLevel

2/5

Temperament

2/5

Easy to provide habitat

3/5

Easy to handle

2/5

Visibility

3/5

Easy to clean and maintain habitat

4/5

Easy to Feed

4/5

Easy to provide environmental needs

3/5

Mildy Aggressive Snake

By

United States

Posted Jul 07, 2014

I had 2 of these snakes.. I had Patternless Columbian Rainbow boas. They can be a little aggressive. I hold my snakes all the time, but out of the 30 snakes I had, these were the most challenging. I started handling them numerous times a day, I had to get bit a couple of times, but after a couple of months they started to tame down a little bit. They still struck at me, but usually once I got them out of their cage they were usually a little more calm. Their cages are a little more complex. You need a fairly big cage with some hiding spots, heat, some branches that they can climb and there needs to be a little humidity in the cage. These snakes are great eaters as long as the temperature is right in their cage. I would not recommend this snake for a beginner because of their temperament. I would recommend them to someone who has a couple years of experience handling snakes. Also, to someone who doesn't mind being bitten. The bite doesn't hurt that bad. It feels like 2 pricks and then it will bleed for about 15 seconds and you are done. The patternless version of this snake is beautiful. It is like a greyish color with a rainbow tint. The snakes are pretty snakes!! If you buy one I hope you are up for a little challenge. Also, as they get older they become a little less aggressive. Have fun!

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