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  1. Joshherp

    Breeding beginner

    Hey, thinking of getting into breeding. But have some questions first, so I’ll get right into it. (I live in wa by the way) it a good idea 2.what would you advise breeding for ease and an actual market for it 3.general 4.I know it’s dumb but you can’t sell to pet stores can you? and if...
  2. R

    Best Beginner Snakes?

    What are the best beginner snakes?
  3. LisaMelb

    Looking to buy ~100-150cm ~3yrs+ python. Preferably with enclosure, beginner friendly. Open to offers and suggestions

    Hi there, Am looking for a beginner-friendly snake that is 100cm - 150cm. I am looking for something that is larger than just a yearling, which is why I've put 3 years old - but am flexible with age. Would love carpet pythons, diamonds, or even jungles with a good-ish temperament. Open to...
  4. G

    Jungle carpet python for inexperienced person

    Hi, this is my first ever post! I'm planning to get a blonde spotted python soon but I've always wanted a jungle more than any other snakes. Problem is I've never owned a snake before (hence, I'm planning to get the spotted python) and the only reptile experience I have is with my current pet...
  5. T

    Wanted - Woma hatchling

    Hi, New to snake keeping and have been advised that a Woma is a good beginner's python. I live in the Northern Rivers so am wondering if there are any reputable breeders in the area...
  6. Laikin

    Spotted Python Advice WANTED

    Hi everyone, after some thought and consideration i've decided to get a spotted python! the only problem is I need some help with the basic husbandry and general cost of things. I just want to know what everyones opinions are on things like bedding, tanks size, what heating method is best, food...
  7. Laikin

    Wanting To Get Snake

    Hi everyone i've been wanting to get a snake for awhile now but not really sure what snake i should get. preferably a "beginner" snake that is friendly and fairly active (because i would like a change in pace because my blue tongue hides for days on end) and gets to a decent size but nothing to...
  8. S

    beginner snake suggestions

    Hi all, I understand that you probably get quite a lot of questions similar to mine, but for some reason I feel the need to write me own thread. I'm planning on purchasing a snake early this september and need suggestions on which type of snake I should get. I'm alright with decently a snappy...
  9. honkygeo

    Heat Lamps vs Water Heater (Frogs)

    Hi everyone! For a while now I've been looking into adopting some Australian green tree frogs but I want to be 100% prepared, especially when it comes to setting up a vivarium for the first time. For the vivarium's heat source, is it better to get a heat lamp or water heater? From what I...
  10. Tahri

    Disaster enclosure help

    Hello! New snake owner, and I have questions about stressors for Stimson's pythons, and what I can do to reduce said stress. The backstory: I recently aquired an adult Stimson's python + enclosure from a teen who had decided he didn't have time for said python any more. The python seems fairly...
  11. S

    first time snake owner - Bredli or Spotted?

    Hey All! hope you're having a wonderful day. I'm a first time snake mama, and i was initially advised to get a Spotted Mac as they are a great first time snake... but then was advised to get a Bredli as they are very docile... I've been doing research and i just kind of seem to get mixed...
  12. P

    Size and Feeding Coastal Carpet Python

    I have an 18 month old Coastal Carpet Python, Just shed a 80cm skin (shes 60cm or so long). What size should she(?) be at this age? How much should I be feeding her?. She has only been feeding 1,1,2,2,2 pinky rats with me, the first 4 weeks she did not want to eat with home change etc. Thanks
  13. K

    First snake, need help please

    hey all, im new. and i dont really know much when it comes to caring for a snake. hoping some of yous could answer my questions. so i recently got a snake, henry. we got him from a family member who was too scared to look after him. he hasn't had his cage cleaned in 2 years and hasn't eaten in 3...
  14. xXFlying

    Delete thread please

    created this in the wrong place, sorry.
  15. A

    Water Pythons

    Hi. I'm looking to buy my first snake, and the water python really calls to me. I was wondering if anyone would recommend them as beginner snakes, or if I should get one after I have more experience with owning snakes.
  16. rainmonitors

    Best Beginner Snake - WA

    So I've owned my first reptile - blue tongue skink - for almost half a year now, and definitely want to buy my first snake this year. What do people think is generally the most docile and curious species of snake available in category B for WA? Are they the 'best beginner snake' too? (Not too...
  17. cheesecake10001

    Beginner/ First Snake suggestions please

    Hi guys! this is my first time on this forum and also my first time getting a snake. I've been looking into the Murray Darling Carpet Pythons, Centralian Carpet Python or Children's python which are the ones they sell near where I live. I also have a few questions: 1. Which one of these snakes...
  18. P

    First Lizard Research Trouble

    Hey! I'm starting to look into getting a pet lizard but am having trouble finding information on the types of lizards I can keep in Queensland and reputable breeders/pet shops. I would prefer a gecko but I've read that they are a little more advanced for someone who has never owned a reptile...
  19. Foozil

    Unique Beginner Lizards

    Hi, I am asking this question for a friend. Do you know any beginner lizards apart from blue tongues or bearded dragons. Thinking of ackies but not sure.
  20. Barmy

    I'm hoping to get a GTP! Any tips?

    Are GTPs aggressive? I know they have longer teeth than most pythons but are they okay with being handled? What size enclosure is necessary? I have heard something about a 'fragile stage'...? Any other useful info?
  21. G

    New Snake Owner, Anyone have any tips?

    Hi Guys, I am about to be a new snake owner, I am thinking of buying a Bredli Centralian Carpet Python male hachling, I live in Sydney. Was wondering if there is any information I should know about before buying my snake and enclosure, how long do I need to keep it in a tub before I can place...