Category Tips and How To’s

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…

Enriching Your Snake’s Enclosure: 10 Decorative Items

Creating a captivating and enriching environment for your snake is vital for its physical and mental well-being. A thoughtfully decorated enclosure not only provides visual appeal but also offers stimulation and security to your scaly friend. In this blog, we…

Snakes as Emotional Support Animals

Mainstream Attention for Snakes as Emotional Support Animals Last year in Florida, a man pulled over during a routine DUI stop. Officers found he had an emotional support python in the passenger seat. The story made local and national news…

How to Clean a Snake Tank 

*This post contains affiliate links. We may earn a commission when you shop through our links A pet snake spends most of its life in its enclosure. As solitary creatures, they are most content in their enclosures, but that means…