Mac was an Aru green tree python we owned from 2017 until his passing in 2021. He was awesome, so we recorded a little about him here!
We found Mac at the Daytona Breeder’s Expo in Florida in August of 2017. Getting him home was an adventure, because we were prototyping our arboreal tubs for trans...Continue Reading
Lucy was a jungle carpet python we obtained from a local pet store in June of 2017. She was at least 6 years old when we met her, and we were told that, up until that point, she had been kept in a drawer.
We were intimidated by the idea of bringing such a large snake home—at the time, she was muc...Continue Reading
People come up and ask me, “Why reptiles?” My favorite quick answer to give is, “They’re quiet, and they eat and poop once a week!” And, sometimes I’ll tell them about how I was allergic to literally everything else and wanted to take a chance at something new.
But while there’s an easy answer, I...Continue Reading
DISCLAIMER: We are NOT renowned experts in assist-feeding. We did not have an expert come over and show us how it was done. We spoke with many veterans in assist feeding and watched multiple videos on YouTube for guidance. However, eventually it became necessary to try, and we just had to do the bes...Continue Reading
One of the most frustrating things in providing a setup for Falafel was finding a balance between heat and humidity. (I thought we had escaped this in not getting a chameleon, where you need high humidity and open air. Not so!) His basking area needed to be about 115F, and his humidity needed to be...Continue Reading