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Please take a moment to check out our web site. We currently have many informative sections such as care and maintenance sheets on keeping, housing, feeding and breeding Ball Pythons Python Regius. We are a small, hobby breeder located in Ohio. We pride ourselves in offering only Exceptional Quality Captive Bred Snakes for sale online.

Remember it is recommended that Ball Pythons are housed separately since all snakes are solitary animals. In the case of a Ball Python a cage mate may be stressful enough to cause the snake to go off feed.

ball pythons as pets

Monday, July 26, 2010 00:00 AM

Ball Pythons as Pets. Ball Pythons are one of the best beginner snakes that you can own. They are a well-tempered snake that is fairly easy to maintain. Keep in mind it is still important to be well educated about Ball Pythons before purchasing one.

When kept in an ideal habitat and environments Ball Pythons can live an average of about 20 to 30 years.

breeding ball pythons

Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:00 PM

The the basics of breeding Ball Pythons. Ball Pythons are typically sexually mature between 2 and 3 years though occasionally a Ball Python will be mature at about 18 months. A healthy pair of Ball Pythons will usually show interest in breeding at two years of age. (males usually sooner and females occasionally longer, depending on the size.) A sexually mature male is typically a 27" to 36", while a female will need to be 40" and 1200 gram+ range. Typically the male is introduced into the female's enclosure after each snake has been well fed.

They have small clutches, in the 4 to 10 egg range. They tend to breed in the cooler seasons. You can let the female incubate the eggs herself or you can remove the eggs to be incubated in an incubator. If they are removed, the eggs should be incubated in a mixture of damp vermiculite or hatch rite.

The eggs will hatch in 50 to 60 days at an incubation temperature of 82 ° to 84 ° f. the hatchlings range from 9" to 12" in length.

new snake health

Thursday, August 26, 2010 04:35 PM

If you already have a Ball Python at home, any new Ball Python should be quarantined due to the risk of (IBD) or inclusion body disease. The best way to prevent inclusion body disease in snakes is to limit their contact with other snakes. The length of quarantine varies, but 4-6 months is not extreme. In addition have a vet check for internal and external parasites.

diet and feeding

sat urd ay September 11, 2010 09:35 PM

A Juvenile Ball Python will eat two mice a week when six months or less old. When it becomes larger 200 grams or more you can switch to small rats. Adults can be fed an appropriate-sized meal every 10 - 14 days. Most constrictors take an average of four or five days to properly digest their meal.

Lots of cool snake projects for us in 2011

Monday, September 27, 2010 04:05 AM

Now the craziness begins! I have many girls breeding this season and successful copulation is already in progress. We will have AVAILABLE 2011 BALL PYTHON MORPHS for sale. You can buy a healthy baby snake online from an Ohio ball python breeder on our Snakes for sale page!

Breeding rats for snake food

Friday, November 19, 2010 04:05 AM

To have a constant supply of rats to feed our snakes we are currently looking into breeding our own. I have been considering breeding rats for awhile and it seems to be a no brainier.

How Ball Python diseases are prevented

Saturday, December 04, 2010 01:05 PM

To avoid any possibility that a disease could be transmitted to other snakes by the handler's hands. Always be sure to disinfect your hand between handling. Germ-X hand sanitizer works really well in this situation. Since mites may be involved in transmission, prevent and eradicate any mite infestations.

Q: How often should I feed my Ball Python?

Monday, March 07, 2011 07:45 PM

If you are new to Ball Pythons and are wondering how often they eat. This is a good rule of thumb. Hatchlings and Juveniles (0-3 y) eat once a week. Adults (3-4+ y) eat every 1 1/2 to 2 weeks. For more on feeding and prey be sure to take a look at our feeding Ball Pythons page.

2011 Ball Python Breeding - Breeding Balls

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 07:45 PM

It's hard to believe that the 2011 hatchling season is already here. We have the incubator ready just waiting in anticipation for the first clutch to be layed. Be sure to check back often for further updates as the season progresses, eggs are dropped, and clutches start to hatch!

Best starter ball python

Saturday, November 19, 2011 11:45 AM

Ball morphs are one of the best reptile investments out there even for a starter snake. Ever year, new morphs are being proven. Captive bred reptiles are generally more healthier and better feeders. Ball Pythons come in a wide range of colors and patterns. Any of the available ball morphs make a great starter snake.

What is scale rot?

Saturday, January 14, 2012 02:45 PM

Scale rot is a bacterial infection often found in snakes. It is caused by conditions being too moist and also by failure to properly clean the snakes enclosure. If left untreated and allowed to grow scale rot is fatal.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 10:45 PM

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2013 Ball Pythons for sale

Thursday, September 19, 2013 01:00 AM

All 2013 Ball Pythons are now availabel here Available Ball Python Morphs!

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