Breeding Snakes

The Vet Report: Inclusion Body Disease

Keeping Dwarf Boas of the Caribbean

If you want a boa that doesn’t get as big as Boa constrictor, try one of its smaller cousins.

Garter Snake

Garter snakes are small colubrid snakes found throughout most of the United States.

Eastern Garter Snake Care Tips

Easy to find and simple to keep, the eastern garter snake remains one of America’s most popular serpents.

Amazon Tree Boa Care Tips

The Amazon tree boa (Corallus hortulanus) is the most geographically widespread of the tree boas.

Ungaliophis Boas (Dwarf Boas)

These boas are elusive as much as they are small compared to more well known boas.

What Foods to Feed Your Reptiles

There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.

13 Tips to Better Reptile Handling

Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.

How to Care for Mole and Prairie Kingsnakes

These secretive snakes are often referred to the yellow-bellied kingsnake group.

The Argentine Boa Constrictor

Expert care tips for the Argentine boa constrictor (Boa constrictor occidentalis)

Milk Snake Care and Breeding

Expert care tips for keeping Lampropeltis triangulum species.

The Graceful Rough Green Snake

The natural history and captive care of Opheodrys vernalis.

Green Tree Python Care

Expert care tips for Morelia viridis.

Handling Reticulated Pythons

Tips to safely handle reticulated pythons.

All Hail The California Kingsnake

The California kingsnake is one of the most popular pet snakes.

Keeping the Green Anaconda

Expert care tips for the green anaconda.

Reticulated Python Care Tips

This is not your father's retic

Angolan Python Care Tips and Secrets

A zoo curator shares his Angolan python secrets.

Woma Python Care and Breeding

Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.

Snake Winter Anorexia

Do ball pythons typically go through a hibernation state during the winter?

The Tiger Snake of Australia

The tiger snake is the most common large elapid in many parts of Australia.

The Boa Constrictor

A history of the Boa Constrictor in the pet trade.

Ringed Python Hatchling Care Tips

Bonus content from the July 2012 REPTILES magazine article "Jewel of Bismarck"

Caring for the Boelen’s Python

Continued research and the sharing of information are crucial to the future of the Boelen's python in captivity.

Care and Breeding the Western Hog-nosed Snake

Captive breeding and new mutations have boosted the demand for western hog-nosed snakes.

Expert Care for the Kenyan Sand Boa

Eryx colubrinus is easy to keep, breed readily in captivity and come in a variety of morphs.

Care, Breeding and Caudal Luring of the Rough-scaled Sand Boa

The rough-scaled sand boa is a good choice for the beginner or advanced herpetoculturist.

Care and Breeding Tips for the Red-tailed Green Rat Snake

Tips on caring for this semi-aboreal Southeast Asian snake

Bullsnakes

Bullsnakes are lively, easy-to-keep colubrids, and make enjoyable and interesting captives.

Caring for the Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor

Boa constrictor imperator is one of the more beautiful constrictors

Colubrid Feeding

Overcome feeding problems in colubrid snakes.

Jungle Carpet Python

How to find and care for a trophy jungle carpet python.

Antaresia Pythons

Snakes of the Antaresia genus are compact and easy to care for.

Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Brazilian rainbow boa snake care and information.

The Blood Python

Everything you need to know about the blood python.

Blind Snake

Could this be reptile inclusion body disease?

Feeding Reptiles Only One Type of Insect

I have been unable to get my lizard to eat anything but large mealworms. He will not eat frozen or live pinkies or crickets. What's wrong with him?

Reptile With Blisters On Its Underbelly

About a week ago my snake began the pre-shed process, and yesterday I noticed blisters. What are they?

Python Feedings Video

Watch this video from SnakeBytes.TV to visually learn about feeding pythons.

Green Tree Python (Morelia viridis) Care

Care and husbandry for green tree pythons.

Blind Snakes

A herpkeeper finds a blind snake an eye-opening captive.

Snake Bacterial Skin Infection

How long do snake bacterial skin infections take to clear up?

Snake Identification

How do I tell the difference between a reticulated and Burmese python?

Feeding Green Tree Pythons (Morelia viridis)

Green tree python diet and food.

Wild Green Tree Pythons (Morelia viridis)

Learn about the green tree python in its natural wild habitat.

Hognose Snake Feeding

Feeding hognose snakes toads, frogs and mice.

Snake Yawning or Gaping

My reptile seems to gape for air. What could be wrong with it?

Kingsnake Care and Husbandry

What's the correct temperature and housing requirements for my Kingsnake?

The Rubber Boa

Rubber boa snake information.

Feeding Ball Pythons

How can I feed my baby ball python? My snake doesn't seem to want to eat or may be traumatized from being bitten.

Diamond Python Care

Basic diamond python care and information.

Boa and Snake Diet

Should I feed my snake fish?

Rough Green Snake Diet

What do you feed a rough green snake?

An Overfed and Choking Snake

How do you remove prey from a choking reptile's throat?

Herp Water Quality

Water is an important part of your herp's life.

Snake Not Shedding Completely

Why is my snake not shedding completely and how do I help the snake to shed fully.

Ball Python Diet and Feeding

What can I feed my ball python that is not a rodent?

Rainbow Boa

Rainbow Boa species profile.

Mites On Snake

What is best way to get rid of mites on snakes?

Getting Young Corn Snakes to Eat

My baby corn snake will not eat pinkies. What should I do?

Aggressive Snake Strikes After Feeding

After my snake eats he strikes at any moving thing. Why is he so aggressive after feeding?

Cast Your Vote

What is Your Favorite Frog?