Mojave Ball Python

Mojave Ball Python

Brought to us by The Snake Keeper (TSK), in 2000, the Mojave Ball Python is now a staple in the hobby. Though nice as a single gene morph, it is in its super form or in combinations with dark genes that it shows its true potential.

Champagne Ball Python

Champagne Ball Python

The Champagne Ball Python is an unusual morph that completely changes both the animal’s pattern and colouration. First produced by Eb Noah in 2005, it has been reasonably popular ever since.

Pastel Ball Python

Pastel Ball Python

Literally the first incomplete dominant Ball Python morph, the Pastel has been around since 1997, when NERD first produced it. Though it’s nothing new, the Pastel Ball Python is something of an essential for many combos.

Firefly Ball Python

Firefly Ball Python

When Pastel just isn’t bright enough for you, add in the Fire gene and make a Firefly Ball Python! This designer morph has been around since around 2005, but it is a classic.

Albino Ball Python

Albino Ball Python

The Albino Ball Python morph was first produced by Bob Clark Reptiles, in 1992, and was a big contributor to the growing popularity of the species. That may have been a long time ago, but they are still popular today.

Coral Glow Ball Python

Coral Glow Ball Python

The Coral Glow Ball Python is an awesome morph. Who wouldn’t love a mutation that creates incredibly bright, striking colours? Produced by NERD, in 2002, the Coral Glow gene does all that and more.

Acid Ball Python

Acid Ball Python Morph

First produced by Josh Jensen, in 2014, the Acid Ball Python is a striking morph that will be playing a role in the hobby for years to come. Let’s look at a quick summary of what makes this morph special.

DIY Ball Python Incubator

DIY Ball Python Incubator

Recently I made a DIY Ball Python incubator that maintained more stable temperatures than most professional models, but at half the price. If you want to build your own, then this step-by-step guide is worth a look…

Bull Snake Care Sheet

Bull Snake Care Sheet

This Bull Snake care sheet will help get you familiar with a seriously underrated species. They may have a reputation for being grouchy, but the truth is they usually turn into calm adults and make great pets!

What reptiles live in the UK?

What reptiles live in the UK?

It may surprise you to hear that this cold, rainy country is home to 11 species of native and non-native squamates and turtles. In this post, ecological consultant Josh Butterworth gives us a quick run-down of what reptiles live in the UK.

Herping Florida

Herping Florida

A few years back I spent a week Herping Florida. This gave me the opportunity to see how small invasive species are affecting native ones, especially in suburban areas. Keeping reading to find out what I saw.

Rosy Boa Care Sheet

Rosy Boa Care Sheet

This Rosy Boa Care Sheet is the first in my Popular Pet Reptiles series, and it’s no coincidence that I’ve chosen to focus on them. The species (well, technically two now) was one of my favourite childhood pets. Keep reading to find out why!

Do Ball Pythons Bite?

Do Ball Pythons bite?

New keepers often ask: Do Ball Pythons bite? Once past a few months in age, 99% of Ball Pythons become incredibly tame. But if you keep snakes there’s always the possibility of being bitten.  Let’s find out how bad a Ball Python bite is and how to avoid it.

How big do Ball Pythons get?

How big do Ball Pythons get?

People often ask me how big do Ball Pythons get. The average is between 3 and 4.5ft (90 and 137cm) long. Let’s take a look at what determines this size and what influences their growth. We’ll also discuss a larger than average Ball Python: the Volta.