How to Get Rid of Mites on Snakes?


To get rid of mites that hide under the scales of snakes you want to soak them in a dilute Betadine bath. Depending on its size you may want to let them soak for up to 30 minutes. Remove the snake and wipe away any remaining mites with a cotton ball and mineral oil.
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How to Get Rid of Mites on Snakes
Mites are small parasites that feed on the blood of a host animal. You may notice that your snake has a mite infestation if you see small black dots (though they can also be red or orange) moving on the body of the snake. According to, mites... More »
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