If you see your Ball Python regurgitating, there are a few things you need to check. As usual, this issue is almost always husbandry related. In todays post, we’ll go through all the issues that commonly cause regurgitation, so that you can put the problem to bed. When you’ve spent as much time with ball […]
Having kept ball pythons for over 25 years, I’ve come across various challenges. Among these, dehydration stands out as a concerning issue for many novice and even seasoned keepers. A well-hydrated snake is crucial for its health and well-being. Dehydration might seem like a minor concern but, if ignored, can lead to severe complications. Unlike
Ball Python mouth rot is a type of oral infection, and quite possibly the most disturbing condition you could witness with this species. In advance cases, the whole mouth and neck will become completely bloated, and deep dissue damage will degrade the buccal cavity. Within weeks – or sometimes just days – the snake will
Ball Python mites are one of the single most annoying problems you could encounter, thanks to their habit of spreading around the room and hiding in nooks and crannies. Not to mention the fact that they will genuinely degrade your snake’s health! Unlike other common illnesses such as respiratory infections and scale rot, mites are
Breeding and keeping Ball Pythons isn’t just a hobby for me; it’s a passion. Over the years, I’ve encountered a myriad of health issues that these beautiful creatures can face. Sometimes it was a mere blip, and at other times, it required immediate attention. Here, I delve deeper into the signs of a sick Ball
As a devoted ball python enthusiast who’s spent years keeping and breeding these magnificent creatures, I’ve come to understand and appreciate the nuances of their care. A critical aspect of ball python husbandry is creating a suitable environment. It should be safe, and reminiscent of their natural habitat in terms of heat and humidity. But
As someone who’s deeply passionate about this species, having kept and bred them for years, I’ve always been intrigued by Ball Python natural habitat and how they live in the wild. It’s not just about their captivating appearance or docile behavior; understanding their natural ecosystem provides insights into their care and maintenance in captivity. Let’s
As someone who has been fascinated by reptiles and have been caring for them as a hobby, I am excited to share my personal insights about one of my absolute favorites – the crested gecko. Owning a crested gecko is a rewarding experience, and unless you’ve literally never seen one before, you’re probably already tempted.
Leopard Geckos are cathemeral (active on and off 24/7) and need a regular heat source. But what is best for them? We’re often told that heat lamps are best, but sometimes this is driven by the desire to sell us more expensive products. In fact, for some enclosure types a heat mat might be best.
I’ve always had a fascination with tri-colored snakes , and among the different species I’ve had the privilege of caring for, the Arizona Mountain Kingsnake holds a special place in my heart. These reptiles are captivating creatures, stunning in their appearance and intriguing in their habits. Today, I’m thrilled to share my experiences with the