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Post pics of your non-traditional pets (not-dogs,cats,etc).

Discussion in 'Photo Album' started by nofearfactor, Oct 15, 2010.

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    You can get normal ball pythons for 40-60$. Some of the gene combinations can bring thousands of dollars. Yeah, we will sell babies when they breed.
     
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    How big do they get? How much will/do they eat?
     
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    They get 4-6 feet long and eat a medium to large rat every 1-2 weeks as adults. We offer them an appropriate size meal once a week.
     
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    They need a minimum long 20 gallon tank but a 40 gal breeder tank is best. They sell a 30 gal breeder that is the same floor space but is not as tall. It is perfect for a ball python. Just not as common as the 40.
     
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    If you wanted to get one just as a pet you can spend $200-300 and get some pretty nice looking single co-dom balls. Most of our collection are single and double co-dominant gene snakes.
     
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    She's 7' long now and growing fast.

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    Do they handle well? I am a teacher and my kids are driving crazy about getting one. I guess their last teacher had an Albino Python/Boa they liked. I am not sure I am ready for this kinda critter yet.
     
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    Some balls can be nippy when very young. We've got a couple that are. An adult ball python that has been handled should be very docile. Our bitey ones have all grown out of it. Lucille hates people. Constantly trying to bite. Worst one we've had yet. I'm sure she'll grow out of it too. Most of ours are very gentile and easy to handle. If you decide to get one, make sure the kids use hand sanitizer before and after touching the snake. You can make the snake sick and the snake can make you sick. They carry salmonella on their skin.
     
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    Good advice thanks. Are there any reputable dealers I should try to get it from? OR pet shops/reptile dealers I mean. Thanks for the help Dustin.
     
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    Bob Clark or Mike Willbanks (Constrictors Unlimited) in Oklahoma for sure to get a healthy animal. Pet shops can be OK, but won't offer the service after sale that those two will.
     

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