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    Snake For Sale FREE Canberra, ACT (Zebra Jungle Male)

    Hey guys I have a zebra jungle python (male as stated from previous owner) I bought him not too long ago and he was advertised as 10 months old, around 11-12 now. Have had a few problems with him regarding his biting and am currently sitting in hospital thanks to him, have nothing against him...
  2. J

    Albino Darwin hatchling, shedding?

    Hi guys new snake owner, got my girl just a couple of months ago, no issues with feeding, a little defensive but I’m putting that down to just being her age. She is currently in a large tub with heat mat sitting at 31 degrees, has a hide, water (on the cool side) and a branch/fake leaves for...
  3. S

    Children’s python not using her hide

    7/08/2022 - I got a childrens python yesterday (under 1 yr old). After I set her enclosure up she seemed curious and would go the little hutches I set up in the case (there’s two) but I did have to move a hutch twice at different points to get to her/ check the temperature and now today she...
  4. X

    Scratches on Scales?

    Hi there, I have a Murray Darling Python and I’ve noticed some indentations and marks on his scales. He is eating well, sheds perfectly and seems generally happy but I am concerned about his scales. They look like scratches/indentations and there seems to be patches of odd scales. I haven’t...
  5. A

    What is the best reptile (bearded dragon) egg incubator?

    I am new to breeding (egg-laying) reptiles and have gravid female bearded dragons. I am looking to buy an affordable, high quality incubator (and one that does not waste too much electricity) for them. I have had egg incubators before to hatch chicken, quail eggs which cost around $20 off ebay...
  6. S

    Lighting for Stimson's Python in 90X45X60.

    Hi All, I'm about to setup a forever home for my 15 Month old Wheat Belt Stimson's Python, ill only be using the x2 light fixtures in the middle opposed to the x4 usable along the entire light array. I have a ExoTerra 26W Natural Light 6700K UVA CFL & an ExoTerra 26W 150 UVB CFL (UVB 10.0) i...
  7. R

    Heating PVC for aboreal snakes

    Hey guys, about to get a new adult GTP I currently house 4 GTP’s in PVC enclosures with RHP’s best things ever BUUUUT as we all know RHP’s are no longer available, so I’m wondering how all you arboreal keepers of GTP’s are Heating your PVC enclosures from the top? Coiled heat cords in top...
  8. C

    Python breeders

    Any python breeders in Coffs Harbour region?
  9. Blakemarshall96

    PVC cages

    Anyone know of a company or individual that makes custom PVC cages? Looking for 2-4 cages around (80x60x60)cm. Custom top RHP heating etc would be great but not essential Totally NOT interested in DIY ideas I’m just way too busy & doesn’t interest me at all. Happy to pay good money shipping...
  10. B

    WTB - Female het marbled or marbled adult

    Looking to get a het for marble female children's. Preferably adult but would settle for a larger yearling or juvenile. No hatchlings. Prefer get het but would be willing to get a full marble for the right price A good handler is also a plus! Located VIC, local pick up preferred but freight is...
  11. B

    WTB jungle python hatchie or yearling

    Hi guys, I'm chasing a either a black and yellow or black and white jungle python. Both look great I'm located on the gold coast, QLD but am open to freight as long as its not outrageous. Thanks Blake
  12. K

    Gold coast Wtb hatchling stimmy, childrens or spotted

    Wtb hatchling stimmy, childrens or stopped. Closer to the gold coast the better. Have reptile license tub, enclosure and everything to go. Look forward to hearing back ...
  13. C

    Need Help! 1st time Snake Owner

    Hi, so im a new reptile owner, i have a T+ Stimson Hatchling, but in his enclosure i have him on the paper towels, and hes spilt water on the paper towel but hes also in shed and he travelled yesterday to get him to my home, i dont want to stress him out by getting him out to change the towel if...
  14. Noureldebal

    Introducing pythons

    Hiiii everyone, I’m planning to get more pythons in the near future and I would love to get my current pythons (childrens and carpet) each a friend to house together so my question is how do we go About introducing pythons, what age can we do it and what’s the preferred sizing and does sex...
  15. T

    2 yr Black headed Python

    Hatched around Jan 2020. Have not been able to successfully probe as tenses, but has been suggested they are female. Have had it attempted twice. currently sitting around 8ft, big thick snake. Fabulous feeder, can be tank reactive, not too bad to handle but isn’t big on it. If hungry...
  16. X

    Heating Lamp Recommendations

    So I’ve been using a reptile one heating lamp bulb and it just blew (only 3 weeks of having it). After reading reviews apparently this is super common with all reptile one bulbs. Does anyone have any recommendations for good heat lamp bulbs? I use a heat mat as well of course but would like the...
  17. X

    Murray Darling Care

    Hi everyone, I bought a 2 year old male Murray Darling Python (he’s over 1m long) about 2 weeks ago. He’s been an absolute dream. Great temperament, easy handling and eating really well (Adult Rat once a week). He’s in a large enclosure (120cm x 45cm x 100cm) with a heat lamp and a heat mat...
  18. B

    Wanted: woma python

    Was wondering if anyone has any young Woma pythons for sale in the northern rivers area?
  19. HerpDerp

    WANTED Jungle Carpet, well established hatchling, early to mid december

    MatthewKeating submitted a new resource: WANTED Jungle Carpet, well established hatchling, early to mid december - wanted to buy Read more about this resource...
  20. M

    Help! Python not eating!

    My diamond python (5yrs, male) won’t eat. He at first starting being a bit weird with his food a couple times in a row- being interested and striking but guarding before eating, or not eating until I left the room or turned out the light. He’s never had problems with eating before this. But...
  21. R

    Just a little question re: mouth remaining open after an [attempted] feed.

    This little guy's mouth appears to be stuck in some sort of an open position and I'm unsure why. There was an attempted feeding session last Friday, but he chose to reject the food. This isn't too surprising as he had just come back from the vets for an unrelated reason (lacerations on his...
  22. P

    Lighting, heating and thermostat for Stimson's python

    Hi guys! I am planning on getting my first snake (a hatchling Stimson's python) in the next couple of weeks and I was hoping that you could provide me with some advice. I have done a lot of research and i am getting very confused about the heating and lighting requirements for pythons. I...
  23. W

    Twine to Chain Feed Snakes?

    Hello, trying to get a fussy hatchling to eat mice/rats and have read about chain feeding them to help them transition, but wondered what everyone used to tie them together? Thanks!
  24. H

    First time snake owner

    Hi all, first time snake owner here. I have a roughly 8 month old Children’s Python, I have had it for around 5 months. It always handled well and only tagged me once when I scared it. A few weeks ago I went to pick it up to handled it, but it was around feeding day and it mistook my finger...
  25. razorbill

    Aspidites ramsayi beginner questions

    Hello! I am a novice keeper and will be getting a hatchling Woma next month. Have tried to review as much information as I could independently before asking, but still have a few questions: Brumation/feeding/temperature - In SImon Stone's care guide that was recommended on here he wrote that...
  26. Alana Stevens

    Expression of interest/ looking around for macs

    I'm looking around for a new spotted python and just wanted to see what's available. I love the little guys
  27. R

    Green Tree Python (+Enclosure, Lamp, Humidifier) $800

    "Monty" our GTP is for sale. Originally acquired by my wife for our classroom at school (yes, we work together!) however due to starting a family and her on leave from work I have too little time to dedicate to all our animals. Monty is ~6 years old, a very bright and lively display snake who...
  28. 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...
  29. PythonMelb

    Must Sell - Price Negotiable - 4x2x2 Ft Full Reptile Enclosure Setup - $280 - Two available

    Get a bargain - Each setup cost me approx. $1,000 in total a few years back. Selling due to relocating to an apartment. Price is negotiable and there are two enclosures available for sale. 4 x 2 x 2 Ft or 1200mm x 600mm x 600mm The enclosure & setup includes: - 1200mm x 600mm enclosure with...
  30. K

    Darwin male roughly 2 years

    Searching for a MALE Darwin python roughly 2 years of age or older. Either a HET or albino. I'm located north good Coast.
  31. G

    WANTED: Female Albino Darwin/Northern Carpet Python

    Hello, I am looking for a female Albino Darwin/Northern Carpet Python (morelia spilota variegata). I am located in Northern NSW and would be happy to drive up to 3 hours to pick up, otherwise could arrange freight to the local airport. I hold a valid reptile licence. Please let me know if you...
  32. D

    Platinum Spotted Pythons

    I've been looking for a breeder that specialises in Spotted Pythons and their morphs but I can't seem to find any. I've seen photos and videos of Platinum Spotted Pythons and they look so beautiful.
  33. J

    Female SWC wanted

    Female SWC
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    After 1x male and 1x female Wheatbelt Stimsons pythons. I am Located in nsw Will Need freight. Would prefer breeding age animals but willing to consider hatchies or yearlings. Prefer not related.
  35. E

    Male Woma Python interesting behaviour HELP!

    Hi all, I have recently acquired a 5 yr old male woma and have noticed an odd behaviour. I've researched the hell out of it and can't find anything that matches it. Basically, when I pick him up out of his enclosures he will start almost uncontrollably trembling (like if you were to tense your...
  36. daniel101

    EOI Female Scrub Python 4m ++++

    Hi Guys, Just posting an expression of interest for the sale of my 8 year old Female Scrub Python. Regretful sale as I will be moving out in a few months and the snake is just to much of a handful for my father to handle alone (typical scrub python behaviour). The snake is a very good feeder...
  37. D

    How long do Diamond Python's live for in captivity?

    How old were your diamond pythons when they died of old age? I've read some places that they normally live to about 20-25 years, however I have heard some second-hand anecdotal evidence that people have had them live to 50 or 60 years old. What experiences do people here have?
  38. T

    Looking for female children's

    Looking for female children's python breeding age. Preferably reduced pattern or patternless. Located wyndham vale.
  39. Atlas

    Pygmy/Anthill Pythons

    Hey guys! I’m looking for contacts to buy am anthill python; I’m willing to pay freight or do pick up (my limit is three hours drive..) based on the South coast of NSW. I don’t move out of home for another month or so and as of yet I’m just looking for breeders that will have or already has a...
  40. S

    Hatchling won't eat

    Ive got a 9 month old childrens python and i originally got it for a friend/housemate but they handled the python a lot, didn't let it settle in and was pretty rough with the python. Said friend has since moved out and left the snake in my care. I have been trying for over a week to get it to...
  41. Codie

    Belly scales lifted!!

    Ok so my jungle carpets belly has these lifted scales (you can see and feel them). When I got her she had mites which I have successfully gotten rid of and she was also underweight. She still is a bit skinny now and that's why I'm thinking they could be raised from that. But like I'm not sure...
  42. C

    VIC, Looking for a juvenile JAG Diamond or Jungle

    Hey everyone! I'm currently on the market for a hatchling or atleast a young Diamond or Jungle python. I'm based in Melbourne, so I'd prefer to pick one up in Victoria but I'm happy to have one freighted if interstate. Please contact me on 0421033608 or [email protected] if you can help! :)
  43. sebiimams

    Python Respiratory Problem

    My new Banded Pygmy hatchling seems to have some respiratory problem. It yawns and sneezes regularly, but there’s minimal mucus that I can see. I uploaded a video of the problem on YouTube: Does anyone have any experience with this? Just thought that I would post an update for anyone...
  44. P

    Children's python not eating

    I've had my children's python for just over a month now and he's always been a breeze to feed, and overall a very calm snake even when I unintentionally handled him whilst in shed; but for the past two weeks he has been refusing to eat and showing no interest in the mouse at all. Upon pulling...
  45. HeatherWinter

    Seeking unusual Antaresia pythons

    I'm in the market for a few Antaresia (preffered Stimson) pythons. Anything visually unusual. Age preferred hatchling -2 years. Gender not fussed. Not in a crazy hurry so if you have a clutch coming I'm all ears :)
  46. A

    Which python is this?

    I caught a python i don't know if it is pet material or which phthon is this , care, safety, handle ? Can any one tell me
  47. G

    my new olive python wont eat

    hey just posting this thread here as well I recently got an olive python from an expo nearly 2 weeks ago now and she has yet to eat i messaged the breeder and he said to leave it in her cage either on her or near the entrance to her hide and neither has worked she has pooped so i know she has...
  48. Snakebreak

    Do snakes get worse before getting better (RI)???

    My snake seems to be more mucusy since giving him the antibiotics prescribed for him. Is it true that he will get worse before he gets better? Is he just bringing up the mucus so it rids his body of it? It's been 2 weeks now. His a albino Darwin 4 years old. QUICK BACK STORY Temp and...
  49. Earthchild13

    SWCP body condition

    Hi guys. Newbie - apologies in advance if I'm asking daft questions. Got our SW carpet in November and it was extremely thin. 80cm, 14mths old and was getting 1 hopper every 14 days. We upped it to weekly feeds of same and he put on some weight. Went through a very easy, trouble free shed a...
  50. F

    Older Children's/Stimson/Spotted Wanted

    I'm thinking of buying a snake- but because of personal reasons cannot commit to their 20+ lifespan, so I'm looking for older snakes, preferably 10+. I am a beginner to snakes but not reptiles. I have a glass enclosure that is approx. 1m long and 60cm wide and tall. I have the funds available...