Animal Stories - Albino Corn Snake


Animal-World Information about: Albino Corn Snake

   Like all corn snakes, the albino corn snake makes an excellent pet for the advanced beginner.
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J.A.R. - 2010-02-21
Hi, I have 3 snakes in total. I have 1 creamcicle albino corn snake. His name is Crush. He's about 3 years old and I rescued him from a bad home a couple months ago. He is a great snake, very friendly and fun cuz he is so curious, LOL. I also have an albino/motley cornsnake, which was a great find for 20$. Her name is Sunkist cuz her orange marking are so bright. And last but not least, my ball python, Baller. He is about a year old. I think they get a bad rep because some ppl just don't know how to handle them and get in over their heads. But anyways, I love my snakes, specially my corns cuz I always get a reaction from ppl cuz of their beautiful colors. They are so fun and I wouldn't change them for the world...

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  • Cat - 2010-12-26
    Hey! We adopted our corn snake last January & she's a doll! She is about 36 inches long & a classy lady. I hope you enjoy yours as much as we do ours.
  • Donna - 2010-12-27
    I have a 3 year old albino snow corn who has not eaten in 3 weeks. I usually feed him a frozen mouse approx. every other week. I am unemployed and can't afford a vet. Any suggestions?
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Emily - 2010-03-08
I have had my albino corn snake for about 2 years, he was pink and white, now over the past couple of terms he is more pale and has begun to show an orange-ish tinge starting along his neck from the beginnings of where the vertical belly scales and the diamond top scales on the side of his body meet and on the dots that were pink gently spreading lower onto the rest of his body. I have done research, its not the blister disease his cage is completely dry except for his water dish...... and there are no lesions even after the 6 mos. the pet store said sometimes they just change colors? If you have heard of this let me know Thanks!

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  • Nicole - 2010-09-30
    Yes, snow corns often get some yellow on their sides as they get bigger. Mine is developing more as she grows too. She is now 3 years old. There is nothing wrong with yours:)
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steve - 2010-09-03
Hi, I have been looking at pictures of cornsnakes and have read a few discriptions but none of them sound like mine. Its colour is pale pink almost white and it has yellow from its head to about 6" down its body. What I was wondering is, is there any others like it?

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  • Stacy - 2010-09-22
    That is a snow corn, I have one as well.
  • Nicole - 2010-09-30
    Sounds like my snow corn, Wynne. She is mostly pale pink but there is some white in her too. And she has yellow down the sides of her neck.
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anne - 2010-03-30
I have just saved an albino corn it had been missing for 6 months not eaten anything yet but drink loads. Could any one help me with what to do with him ?

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  • tracey - 2010-04-10
    It may of eaten and they can go up to 2..3 months with no food or water. And if in a new home it may not eat. Give it time and try warm pinkys.
  • chelsea - 2010-07-25
    Hi, Anne, seems like a very nervous and stressful situation, I suggest that actually feed him slowly, make sure he has heat water and go to a pet store and you can either get a "pinkie mouse" or a frozen one and you just put it in warm water and wait till it is all thawed out and make sure it is human warmth temp. because if you give it to the snake still frozen you can make him very sick, but since he hasn't eaten I suggest you get a frozen mouse so he doesn't have to do the work of killing a live. I also suggest you go to a local pet store and get professional information or call vet.
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Denisse - 2010-07-09
Hello, I have an albino corn snake I got him when he was four he is now six. Since I've had him I've only held him three times! He gets real stiff when I grad so it freaks me out therefore I don't do it often. HELP! How can I start over, what can I do?

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  • Chelsea:) - 2010-07-25
    Hi Denisse, I think that you shouldn't freak out because he can't hurt you I don't even think he has teeth ha ha but if so they are very small. I have the same animal. You should hold him often though because if you don't its not fair for him because he is stuck in his cage. I suggest you should get an animal that fits you more. :) or hold him while you have a rag on your hand and stroke his back. Don't worry he just isn't used to being held.
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Elizabeth - 2010-07-21
My albino corn snake (Sammy) is about 4years old and 3ft long. I'm moving from the desert heat of phoenix Az to the cold and snowy Flagstaff Az, should I change the wattage of my heat lamp? I am currently using a 14w fluorescent bulb.

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  • chelsea - 2010-07-25
    Hello I live in phoenix ha ha. It's fine you probably shouldn't have to change the wattage as long as the temperature in your house is the same as Arizona. If it is cooler than maybe you can bring it up a tiny bit. You should probably go to your nearest pet shop for professional information. But I have the same snake and I moved from California and he's fine.
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cara - 2010-03-08
hi, i bought a albino corn snake around 3 days ago, and he doesnt seem to want to come out of his hiding place? we gave him a pinkie the 2nd day of having him, and he was very shy and not as curious as my other one. any ideas?

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Galen Greene - 2009-09-15
To help with your question about the corn snake eating habits, sometimes there are a few precautions that have to be taken. First of all, you should (as obvious as it may seem) try making sure that you prepared the mouse the same way. Secondly, snakes eat their prey at room temperature, so make sure that it isn't hotter than that, or colder. The last thing that I can say is that sometimes, the snake simply won't eat. They should be fed once every week, and should not be held for at least two days after feeding. I have had my hypo bright orange corn snake for about 8 years, and there have been times where he simply didn't eat. I wouldn't stress over it, as long as you try to feed him/her, they will eat whenever they are comfortable. If this persists, try talking to an actual herpetologist (I am only 16, though I have done my homework) about sickness. Lastly, make sure the snake has a heating pad. If the snake gets too cold, it WILL die. Im sure you already knew this, but I have to suggest it because some people don't know. If you have any further questions email me at snakedoodle@gmail.com.

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Scottwax - 2009-05-22
I have had my Albino Corn Snake "Pullo" for little more than 2 years. He was about 18" when I got him and is now nearly 4' long. He really seems to enjoy being held, in fact, he typically doesn't want to go back in his cage after I hold him.

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Lori - 2009-04-05
I wrote back on 2-12 about Maize my new white corn snake. He is eating frozen (thawed) pinkies. I have been feeding him twice a week and he really seems to be thriving. He doesn't mind to be handled. He is actually shedding right now and doesn't seem to be bothered by it at all. Just wanted to tell all if you think your snake won't eat frozen, be patient and make sure the pinkie is good and warm. So far it has worked for me.
Lori 4/5/09

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