admin

Stubborn Breeders

As simple as many breeding recipes seem, getting your ball pythons to actually “lock up” can sometimes be tricky. In my experience, the vast majority of the time, properly cycled animals with good body weight will generally copulate when introduced. Although, it is usually the one big project that you are really excited about that …

Stubborn Breeders Read More »

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for ballpythoncare.net The privacy of our visitors to ballpythoncare.net is important to us. At ballpythoncare.net , we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit ballpythoncare.net , and how we safeguard your information. We never sell …

Privacy Policy Read More »

Along Came a Spider

When I first jumped back into the ball python world, I was afraid of Spiders. Not the eight legged creepy crawly ones, but the super sweet, reduced pattern ball python morph. As I was sitting there with my one female Albino and looking for more balls to add to my collection, I read horror story …

Along Came a Spider Read More »

About Us

Who better to get information regarding ball python care than someone that has kept and bred a large collection of ball pythons for several yeas now. There’s tons of misinformation on the web regarding proper care from people who haven’t got a clue. I’ve lived and breathed ball pythons for past several years. In that …

About Us Read More »

Follicular Development

For this addition to ball python breeding section, I’d to talk about follicular development and how I cycle my animals to prepare them for the breeding season. Now when I say “cycle” I’m referring to how I manipulate the temperatures to simulate the changes of the seasons which signal the animals that it’s time for …

Follicular Development Read More »

Piebald Ball Python

The piebald ball python is one of very few color and pattern mutation. It’s a simple recessive mutation which means both parents of the visual offspring must have at least one copy of the gene. As far as visually appealing goes just about nothing beats a pied, they such a dramatic animal that even non …

Piebald Ball Python Read More »

Albino Ball Python

Albino ball pythons are a single gene base morph mutation that is inherited in a simple recessive fashion. That means you must have two copies of the gene in order for it to be displayed, so all albinos are actually carrying two copies of the gene for albinism. That being said, if you breed an …

Albino Ball Python Read More »

Reptile Supplies

For those of you just getting started, I hope this reptile supplies page can assist you as much as possible in getting all the right supplies for your ball python(s) or other reptiles for that matter. These products are not necessarily in order of priority.   Digital Thermometer Having a digital thermometer is an absolute …

Reptile Supplies Read More »

Ball Python

General Information – Ball pythons are in the family Pythonidae. They’re know as constrictors because they use constriction to subdue their prey, this consists of them biting the head area of a prey item and wrapping 2 or 3 coils around the animal and squeezing until the prey item is no longer responsive. For the remainder of this article …

Ball Python Read More »