Care Sheet written by: Joel Bortz. Ball pythons are one of the most popular snakes kept in captivity worldwide. Keeping them can be very rewarding and on the whole, is not too difficult. It is critically important to have your enclosure complete and ready for your ball python before bringing it home. This way, you snake can acclimate itself to its new environment as seamlessly as possible without jeopardizing its health. There are two ways to house your snake.
How to Determine a Ball Python's Gender
Care Sheet - Python regius - World of Ball Pythons
Blue pit vipers, the blue variety of the white-lipped island pit viper, and royal ball pythons have come into the world at the Moscow Zoo. Experts will be able to tell what sex they are after the first moulting. The blue pit viper gave birth to eight babies in late July. As of February, they increased the temperature and the humidity there, thus creating an illusion of an early spring and the beginning of the mating season. All newborns are blue like their mother. The gestation takes some five months; two-year-old snakes are considered to be fully grown.
Royal Python Forum
To breed ball pythons, you need to get the necessary equipment. This includes an egg box, perlite or vermiculite substrate, and an incubator. To avoid health problems, make sure that your ball pythons are old enough and large enough to breed before you attempt to get them to mate. Temperature cycle both the male and female through the winter before introducing them in the spring. Encourage the male to mate by introducing him to competing males.
Remember Me? What's New? Vote for BP. Net for the Forum of the Year!