Species information


Solomon Island Ground Boa

Condoia carinata paulsoni

Condoia carinata paulsoni - Solomon Island Ground Boa


Common name

Solomon Island Ground Boa

Scientific name

Condoia carinata paulsoni




The background colour of the solomon island ground boa varies greatly from white to deep red, pink, orange, gold, gray, silver, brown or even black. A zig-zag stripe characterizes this snake, and is very useful for identification. This species has keeled scales and a prehensile tail.



The Solomon islands


Adult size



Approx lifespan

10-12years or more


REcomended vivarium size

24x18x18in, length is more important than height, but some high is still required.


Basic set up type

Humid forest with a large bowl for soaking



The diet for the Solomon Island Ground Boa should be made up of rodents


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