Category Ball Python Care

Substrates, heating, basic care and feeding

Best Heat Mats for Reptiles(2023)

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Ball pythons don’t need artificial light, UVA, or UVB rays to survive, but they do need warmth. Heat mats and heat pads are the best option for heating a ball pythons enclosure since they’re space-saving, energy-efficient and easy to control.…

Ball Pythons: Which Setup Is Right for You(2023)

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Once you decide you want a ball python its hard to choose how you want your setup to look. Here, I’m going to give you 4 options you can choose from to create the ball python setup that’s right for…

Top 5 Substrates for Ball Pythons (and which to avoid)

There are a few types of substrates that work well for ball pythons specifically: The best substrate for ball python enclosures is one that mimics their natural environment, keeps humidity high, and is safe.  Ball pythons are naturally found in…

Top 6 Coconut Substrates for Your Ball Python(2023)

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Today there is an abundant amount of coconut husk brands to choose from. Coconut husk substrate is the most popular substrates to choose for your ball python to create the most natural environment. I’ve done the research to show you…

ULTIMATE Ball Python Feeding Guide

Ball pythons can’t communicate with us so it’s difficult to figure out how and when to feed it. Their body language reveals nothing about what they’re thinking, including when they’re hungry. That’s why we created this ball python feeding guide…

How to Incubating and Hatch Ball Python Eggs

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After your ball python lays eggs, the most important part of hatching them is the incubation process. Since we’ve started breeding ball pythons, we have hatched over 300 ball python eggs successfully using these methods. Over the years, we’ve improved…

Top Ball Python Morph Calculators

What is a Ball Python Morph? Morph is a term we use in the ball python community to indicate a ball python’s genetic makeup. The morph might refer to a single gene in a ball python or a group of…

Can Ball Pythons Breathe Underwater?

Ball pythons don’t have the anatomy to breathe underwater, but they can hold their breath for a significant length of time. Although most people know ball pythons can swim, have you ever wondered if they can breathe underwater? While ball…