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What should I feed my Northern Water Snakes? There are minnows in their 40-gal River Tank, but after two weeks they are still there... Also, how often do they eat? I keep a small green ribbon snake in a separate tank, and it eats almost daily (small fish).

Water snakes should eat minnows, doubt they'd eat much of anything else. Maybe it just isn't hungry, or hasn't acclimated to the habitat. Some snakes never do well in captivity, though water snakes are usually pretty easy to keep.

J. Elliott

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