Category: Tips and How To’s

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

    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 selling ball pythons as a side hustle. While working our 9-5s, we have built a…

  • Can You Put Neosporin on a Snake?

    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 superficial wounds, apply a light layer of antibiotic ointment.”2 The most important part is to…

  • 11 Banana Ball Python Facts to Impress Your Friends

    11 Banana Ball Python Facts to Impress Your Friends

    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 is the Banana ball python.  Banana ball pythons are one the most unique color patterns…

  • 32 Words Everyone Needs to Know When Talking About Morphs(Ball Python Edition)

    32 Words Everyone Needs to Know When Talking About Morphs(Ball Python Edition)

    Ball python terminology can get confusing especially when talking about morphs. I’ve put together words that we commonly use in the ball python community that could use some explanation. Welcome to the Ball Python Terms Dictionary 1. 0.1 Definition: One Female  In ball python terms this number system to quickly identify the genders and amount…

  • What happens when you cut open a ball python egg?

    What happens when you cut open a ball python egg?

    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 can safely cut a ball python egg 50 days after your ball python lays them,…

  • Ball Python Body Language Meaning

    Ball Python Body Language Meaning

    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 way of communicating with us.  Ball pythons have no eyebrows, eyelids or complex mouth movements…