Category: Tips and How To’s

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

    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 scales which are equipped with small infrared sensors inside. It’s here that ball pythons detect…

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

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

    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 ball python is a chain pet store. The bad thing about them is that their…

  • Why do snakes eat their own tail?

    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 one or one similar to it. The thing is, I never found out why the…

  • How We Identify Ball Python Morphs (2021 Clutch)

    How We Identify Ball Python Morphs (2021 Clutch)

    2021 is off to a great start with our first ball python clutch, hatching 7 healthy baby ball pythons. The pairing is Pastel Pinstripe Mojave female ball python with Cinnamon Wookie male ball python.  With this morph combo we were hoping to get at least one ball python with a mixture of all 5 genes…

  • How to Separate Ball Python Eggs Safely

    How to Separate Ball Python Eggs Safely

    Ball pythons eggs naturally stick together once they’re laid as a way to keep them steady during incubation.  Although this is a great evolutionary advantage, it’s not the best for fitting them in an incubator. As we’ll see in this ball python breeding step-by-step tutorial, you should put eggs in an egg box before they…

  • 175 Best Female Ball Python Name Guide

    175 Best Female Ball Python Name Guide

    Naming a ball python is hard enough, but the good thing about naming them is that you can change them whenever you feel like it.  Take it from me though, once the name sticks, it sticks for life.  These are the top feminine names for ball pythons(or any pet) that are inspired by food, nature,…