Do Snakes Get In Saltwater Pools?
Many people are curious to know if snakes swim in saltwater pools. The answer actually depends on the type of snake. While some species may not be able to tolerate the salt water, others can tolerate it. There are a few things to consider when deciding if snakes may get in your saltwater pool.
Types of Snakes That Could Get In Saltwater Pools
The most common type of snake that may be able to tolerate swimming in saltwater pools is the sea snake. These snakes are adapted to living in and around salt water and they could in fact get in saltwater pools. Other snakes that may be able to tolerate salt water pools are:
- Water Moccasins
- Bush vipers
- Red-tailed boas
Snakes That Would Avoid Saltwater Pools
Some snakes are not adapted to living in a saltwater environment and would not be able to tolerate the salt water of pools and would generally avoid saltwater pools completely. These kinds of snakes include:
- Green tree pythons
- Corn snakes
- Carpet pythons
In summary, whether or not snakes can get into your saltwater pool depends on the type of snake. Some snakes are adapted to living in saltwater environments and can tolerate swimming in saltwater pools. Other snakes would avoid saltwater pools completely as they cannot tolerate the salt water.