Category Ball Python Care

Substrates, heating, basic care and feeding

Differences Between Male and Female Ball Pythons

male versus female ball pythons how to tell the difference

Snake owners will almost always want to know if their snake is male or female especially if they want to breed them. It’s hard to tell a ball python’s gender just by looking at them since both male and female…

159+ Best Ball Python Names(2021)

Pet names are always hard to decide on especially for a pet that lives for as long as a ball python does. Naming your ball python can be fun since they can be named after anything you can imagine: cities,…

How to Pick Up and Hold a Ball Python

Picking up a ball python seems like it would be a simple task to do, but if it’s your first time or it’s an aggressive snake, it can be challenging and nerve-racking.  In this post, I will show you how…

Are ball pythons good pets?

Ball pythons make great pets for someone who is ready for the commitment of a long-term pet and willing to handle the unique needs of a reptile.  They live an average of 30 years in captivity and it takes about…

29 Reptile Tank Decoration Ideas for $1

Snake tanks with basic decor can look a bit dull, but there are plenty of ways you can spruce up your reptile’s terrarium with safe and good looking accessories.  In this article, we are going to go through the ball…

8 Signs Your Ball Python is Pregnant

Female ball pythons can become pregnant(gravid) even if she hasn’t been with a male in years. She can even lay eggs if they aren’t paired up with a male at all. These unfertilized eggs are called slugs and they won’t…

What should humidity be for ball python enclosures?

why is humidity important for ball pythons

A ball python enclosure ideal humidity level is 50-60%. At this level, ball python’s thrive and even prefer it according to studies done by animal behavior scientists on python species.1 There are some enclosures that hold humidity well, like tubs…

Why is my ball python yawning?

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You may see your ball python yawn if you watch them long enough. Well, its more like a mouth-gape/stretch type of action. For now we’ll make it easy by calling it a yawn. Ball pythons yawn for multiple reasons including:…