Category: Tips and How To’s

  • 8 Ball Python Care Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed (2023)

    8 Ball Python Care Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed (2023)

    2020 was one of my most successful years breeding ball pythons. Since it is just a hobby most of the money I make from selling ball pythons goes back to the reptiles. It’s a lot of substrate, lots of food and gadgets that help me save time and energy. I’ve created a list of gadgets…

  • How to Breed Rats for Snakes(and 3 reasons why you should too)

    Rats are an essential part of a snake’s nutrition. If you have a snake(or many) especially ball pythons, rats have the most nutritional value and are the most sustainable than any other rodent you can feed your snake.  In this post I will give you instructions on how to start your own colony and the…

  • Best Heat Mats for Reptiles(2023)

    Best Heat Mats for Reptiles(2023)

    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. You will need a thermostat that will turn off the heat to avoid burns or…

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

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

    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 you and your pet. Let’s first think of a ball python’s basic needs: they need…

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

    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 the coastal areas of Africa where it is hot and humid, and these are the…

  • Top 6 Coconut Substrates for Your Ball Python(2023)

    Top 6 Coconut Substrates for Your Ball Python(2023)

    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 the top 6 coconut substrates on the market by looking at their textures, how well…