A Beginner's guide to Carpet Pythons: Carpet python overview

It has been a while since I have posted a blog, but now that the Northeast carpet fest is over, it is time to get things rolling again. I have been working towards a goal that I have had since I was a kid and was flipping through the book “Pythons and...

Some new additions 3/21/18

I have talked about my lifetime goal to work with all of the species of pythons. I’ve always been inspired by people like The Barkers, Ryan Young, Nick Mutton and Don Patterson. They all work with a variety of species of pythons and I’ve always been in...

First clutch of the season!

I am super excited about my first clutch of the season. It is from my Tiger Papuan carpet python bred to my Mpenn/GQ Papuan carpet python. Since she has the clutch wrapped up nice and tight I am thinking that I am going to let her incubate the eggs. ...

Some new additions

It is always fun to pull out the camera and take some shots of some new additions. First up is this female Caramel super zebra. She was produced by Mike Brogna from a zebra to a caramel zebra that actually came from me. I imported him from Paul Harri...

Getting your males to bred

I know that we're all in the late part of the breeding season but there are some tricks I have used to get my males in the breeding mood. 1) Skins- The best tool you have is rival male snakes sheds. You can tare up the shed and put it in the breeding p...

The Jaguar morph

The Jaguar, aka jag, morph is a morph of the coastal carpet python and is an incomplete dominant trait. The homozygous form of this morph is leucistic. Sadly, the homozygous form is lethal. There have been some cases where the leucistic have survived ...

Citrus Tigers!

For those of you that have followed me for any length of time, then you would have heard me mention "Citrus Tigers" I am going to talk about the history behind the line and explain the genetics that are involved with them. History I first stumbled up...

Picking out holdbacks

I always debate which snakes to holdback. I would love to keep them all but unfortunately, I can’t. I always try to holdback one that looks different. Maybe it’s the color or the pattern but I always try to holdback the best of the best. It doesn’t alw...

2018 Breeding season is underway.

The 2018 breeding season is underway and so far I have seen a lot of action. I took last season off due to a move and I didn’t want to put added stress on my animals. I have some pretty cool pairings that will hopefully produce some high end animals th...