Species information

 

Solomon Island Tree Boa

Candoia bibroni australis

Candoia bibroni australis - Solomon Island Tree Boa

 

Common name

Solomon Island Tree Boa

Scientific name

Candoia bibroni australis

Family

Boidae

Appearance

The solomon island tree boa is a long slender snake with very strongly keeled scales. The colouration varies alot from black, orange, yellow or even choloate coloured, some specimens show blotches (green, grey, pink or red).

 

Locality

The Solomon Islands

 

Adult size

2-5ft

 

Approx lifespan

10-15years

 

REcomended vivarium size

24x18x18in, with both height and ground space, this species is known for spending some time on the ground aswell as in the tree's.

Please note larger specimens (3.5ft+) will require larger set ups.

 

Basic set up type

Humid forest/jungle, provide perches and a large water bowl for soaking

 

Diet

The diet for the Solomon Island Tree Boa should be made up of Rodents

 

Further reading

N/A

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