Normal western hognose

Normal western hognose


Common name - Western hognose

Latin name - Heterodon nasicus

Country of Origin - North america

Sex - Unsexed

Adult size - 2ft

Average Lifespan - 30 years

Care level - Beginner

Lighting - UV not essential but some lighting can be beneficial

Temperature range - 25-30C 

Minimum housing size - 3ft x 18" x 18" for adults

Diet - Frozen rodents

Description - Hognoses are generally friendly, manageable to care for and come in a variety of colors and patterns/morphs.

Cleaning - Spot pick as required, total clean out every 3-4 weeks

Shopping list - Vivarium, Substrate, Water Bowl, Hides, Lighting, Heating, Tweezers, Frozen food, thermometer

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