Sand Boa Care Sheet

Easy Guide to Sand Boa Husbandry (Care Sheet)

  • Life Expectancy: 20-30 Years
  • Size: ~2.5 ft (depending on gender)
  • Food: Pinky Mice - Jumbo Mice
  • Feed Schedule: Once per week
  • Baby Enclosure Size: 6 qt tub, v-15 bin, or 10 gallon tank
  • Adult Enclosure Size: 32 qt tub, v-35 / v-35s bin, or 20 gallon tank
  • Ambient Temp: ~80 degrees fahrenheit
  • Hot Spot: ~95 degrees fahrenheit
  • Humidity: ~30%
  • Types of bedding: Coconut, Aspen, Sand, or Paper
  • Temperament/Handleability: Generally docile
  • Additional info: Sand Boas have a few different color and pattern differences depending on mutation or species/locale. Average prices are $69-$399. Sand Boas are rapidly becoming popular in the pet trade; especially since the care is fairly simple and they do not require much space. Lights are optional but not recommended. Heat mats are the best choice.

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