Ball Python

Reptile Store Ball Python Essex

Python regius
Distribution: Africa
Size: 3.5′-5′ as adults

Heating/Lighting:

Daytime: 80°F (cool side), 88-92°F (warm side)
Nighttime: 70°F

To achieve these temperatures, we recommend using either an under-tank heat mat or a combination of heat mat and red/black light (nocturnal) heat lamp.

Feeding:

Juveniles should be fed weekly.  Adults can be fed less often, but we recommend feeding at least every couple weeks.

Feed appropriately sized mice, rats, or African Soft Furs.

Bedding:

We use and recommend cypress mulch and New Zealand sphagnum moss.

 

Please call or email with questions about availability, housing, husbandry, or general care.