Category Tips and How To’s

How to Breed Ball Pythons For-Profit (Step-by-Step)

Breeding ball pythons for profit.  It sounds like a fever dream, but it’s 100% possible. Take it from me, the other half of a 2-person team of a ball python breeding company.  Over the years we have profited about $14,000…

Can You Put Neosporin on a Snake?

The short answer is YES. You can use antibiotic cream such as Neosporin on a snake’s wound including ball pythons as long as it has ZERO pain killers.  According to Margaret A. Wissman (an avian/exotic/herp animal veterinarian since 1981) “for…

11 Banana Ball Python Facts to Impress Your Friends

11 ball python facts

There are thousands of ball python morphs that are out there for us to admire. A morph is just a name for the genetic makeup of a ball python which affects their colors and patterns.  One of the most interesting…

What happens when you cut open a ball python egg?

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Cutting ball python eggs can save a python by allowing them to hatch from the egg even if the snake can’t do it themselves. Although it’s a controversial part of ball python breeding, it has more benefits than harm. You…

Ball Python Body Language Meaning

ball python body language guide

The body language of a ball python will tell us when it is scared, stressed, happy, or even sick. They are one of the easiest snakes to have as a pet and unlike dogs or cats, ball pythons have no…

Holes on a Ball Pythons Face! – What are heat pits?

Have you ever wondered why ball pythons have holes in their faces? These holes aren’t just for show; they play an important role in a ball python’s behavior. The holes on a ball python’s face are actually divots caused by…

Top 5 Places to Buy A Ball Python(+2 to AVOID)

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Ball pythons are sold in most pet stores that sell reptiles. The problem with finding ball pythons for sale is that you don’t know whether they’re from a reliable or ethical source.  Unfortunately, the most well-known place to buy a…

Why do snakes eat their own tail?

I was sitting here admiring my corn snake, Peaches, when my mind flashed back to a video I’d seen of a snake eating its own tail. Because these types of videos tend to go viral, you may have seen this…