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Old 14-09-2017, 10:01 PM
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I have a corn snake that is 3 years old. I have seen a plastic storage box that is more than wide enough and long enough but the only problem is that the box is only 19CM high. Will this be tall enough or no?

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Old 14-09-2017, 10:02 PM
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The current viv is nowhere near long enough for it but it has the height
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Old 14-09-2017, 10:23 PM
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as boxes go these are pretty high Go Shopping - Really Useful Boxes - 145 litre Really Useful Box

can you give the LxBxH of the cage and box...

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Old 14-09-2017, 10:35 PM
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The new box is 79.5 x 39.5 x 18cm
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Old 14-09-2017, 10:38 PM
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and ur current cage...

ps box internal sizes are often a lot smaller due to a side taper

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Old 14-09-2017, 10:45 PM
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i havent measured it but it i think it is 60cm long and 90cm tall
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Old 15-09-2017, 12:54 AM
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so its an essentially arboreal cage, this is only my opinion but i would leave it in the cage rather than switching to a 19cm tall tub, there is more room in the cage, even if most of that room is "up". given a corns fondness for exploration and climbing and its current housing, to be placed in a short tub would be quite a shock to the system for that animal, it would have more length but its "usable world" would be drastically reduced.

a 60cm long cage is not ideal for an adult corn but the large amount of climbing space significantly offsets this horizontal limitation.

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As Ed has pointed out, your current "tall" setup is better than the one you are considering as they are excellent climbers, but even this is too small for an adult corn really.
Buck the current trend, buy your snake a nice big viv, it would thank you if it could!
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Old 15-09-2017, 08:17 AM
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Corns are semi arboreal, so a taller housing is best.
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1200mm x 350mm x 600mm vivrium (48" x 18" x 24") L x W x H vivarium would be ideal for an adult cornsnake. Dress it up with a thick branch running diagonally top to bottom and a few artificial plants and have it as a show piece rather than hide it away in a tub
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