So after many years I have finally decided to own a snake finally. My interest began when I was a kid growing up in QLD and a primary school teacher of mine use to come to class with a carpet snake draped over her shoulders (she set up a tank in the classroom for it to stay when in school). I live in an apartment in St Kilda and have pretty much settled on a small python such as a stimson or children python due mainly to space and I figure for a first timer the easiest to handle (?) I've ordered a few books including Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons edited by Mike Swan and applied for a license. Can anyone recommend a reliable breeder or store in Melbourne/Victoria for me to go to?