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    It seems that Corn Snake info is a little more scarce then BP info here. While I am gearing up for my BP, I'm looking into Corn snakes mostly because I'm afraid for my future BP

    I'm beginning to think maybe I should take a lower maintenence snake first and build up to a BP. I really want a BP and I'm sure I will get one in the near future. But for the time being, I think its better I hone my husbandry skills on a Corn snake.

    And what is the difference between a corn and kingsnake o_O
    I saw some pictures of some corn snake morphs and kingsnake morphs and the kingsnakes appealed to me more, I saw a jet black Kingsnake which was all shiny and oooh looked great ^_^

    What are the temps? I heard they were lower then BP around 80-85 on the hotside and 70-75 on the cool side?

    And there was no need to monitor the humidity either, or so I read?

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    Corns are easier than BPs. Yes.

    Corns and Kings are very close....except their color...and some feeding habits. IE Kings each other snakes, Corns...usually do not.

    A King or Corn would both be a great choice.

    Yes humidity is good to monitor........for any reptile.
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    Well it doesn't have to monitored as closely as a BP who needs like 65-70% humidity, I read these don't need nearly as much.
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    Can anyone tell me the different morphs and their relative costs or maybe even some pics of some corns/kings?
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    Yep..but still needs to be monitored lol
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    your looking at probably anywhere from $20 -$100 depending on the morph. There are ALOT of different morphs. Check this site out

    http://ballpythonmorphs.com/

    Kings are also cool snakes. There are different kinds and different morphs although not nearly as many as corns.
    I have a greybanded kingsnake (alterna phase). He is one cool cat.
    check out my photo gallery.

    http://www.ball-pythons.net/modules....ndex&cat=10418

    I have 3 different morphs of corn snakes and one King snake.
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    Are my temps correct though for corn and kingsnakes?
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    Some pictures

    And what online breeders have these? Same as pythons?
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    I hope you didn't get put off of a ball python by that troll thread... From what I've seen, it sounds like you've done a lot of preparation and research and I think you'd be ready for one. However, you would know best what you are or aren't ready for.

    The major difference between corn snakes is shape and diet; king snakes heads aren't very pronounced. Corn snakes have small heads as well but you can still distinguish it from the rest of the body. Also, king snakes eat other snakes in the wild, including rattlesnakes so definitely be careful if housing them together (i.e. never except to breed). I remember reading in a book a long time ago about a freak 2 headed kingsnake that eventually died because one head tried to eat the other.

    Corn snakes do make amazing pets; I was considering purchasing a pair and try my luck breeding them for the experience. Due to the abundance of morphs, you are almost sure to find one you like the looks of. Unlike ball pythons, corn snake morphs are relatively inexpensive, costing only marginally more than normal corn snakes.

    Realistically, for either, as long as your room is kept at room temperature, all you really need is an incandescent bulb for basking. Humidity isn't a big deal, just a water bowl big enough for them to soak in should be all you need in that department. However, it never hurts to monitor these things a bit closer to ensure the health and happiness of your snake.
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    Id go 85 hot 75 cool if ya can. I wouldnt want to go under 75 if ya can avoid it.
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