Colombian Rainbow Boa

The Colombian Rainbow Boa, Epicrates maurus, is one of the largest snakes in the Rainbow Boa family, with adults reaching around 7–9 feet (2–3 m) long.

The Colombian rainbow boa is one of many species of boas. It is native to South America and lives in high altitude regions in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

These are solitary animals who can live as long as 25 years in captivity. They prefer to be handled for about 10 minutes at a time and need a minimum enclosure size of 3ft x 3ft x 2ft.

Like other reptiles, these snakes are cold blooded so their environment needs to have an appropriate temperature gradient.

Colombian Rainbow Boas need a 10 gallon tank at the minimum because they can grow up to 7 feet long! Colombian Rainbow Boas require temperatures between 72°F – 84°F

Colombian rainbow boas are medium-sized snakes. On average, Colombian rainbow boas are smaller than other species of rainbow boas.

Colombian rainbow boas can live from 20 to 30 years, depending on care and environment. You can find captive-bred Colombian rainbow boas for sale online starting at $100

Colombian rainbow boas spend most of their time in trees or other tall plants because they use the branches to capture prey items such as frogs, birds, small mammals and lizards.

The first Colombian rainbow boas were imported in 1968 as part of a shipment of thousands of boas, pythons, and anacondas.