Equipment and tools to help you handle your snakes
When it comes to keeping snakes and other reptiles one thing is for sure,you will need some tools to help you with your daily activity’s. Feeding is the first that comes to mind,never try and feed a snake with your bare hands! This is probably the mosts common reason snake keepers get bitten.Its never a good idea to offer food directly from your hand.You need to put some distance between you and a hungry snake thats for sure.
A snake bite even from a non venomous snakes is very unpleasant and can ruin your day.
Lets start from the beginning! Snake Feeding Stainless Steel Tongs ,10-Inch
is the first tool you want to have in the house if you are keeping snakes.The choice of the material is very important,any metal other than stainless steel will quickly rust out and potentially be dangerous to your snake.You need to wash and disinfect after every use.
Additionally for the same purpose of feeding your snake or lizard you can choose to use a Stainless Steel Hemostat 16″ Its much more durable and sturdy than normal feeding tongs.It also adds some more distance between you and the animal you are feeding.
Alternatively if you what a tool that can do more than just feed but also pick up your snake, then you may want to consider getting a 52 Inch Snake Tong. With this tool you can feed much larger snake,monitors,or even crocodiles and gators.If you are into venomous snakes then this tool is definitely your best friend,you can use it to safely pick up snakes and move them or take it with you to your outdoor expeditions.