-coconut mulch and bark give the best combination of humidity and looks. Driftwood or a decorative rock can be added to aid the snake during its shed. Can provide a climbing branch or two, some fake greenery, a hide box and a large water bowl for soaking.
-Rats preferred but mice will do; once a week. Size depending on their girth
Temperament: docile and can be shy and very reluctant to bite. They achieved the name ball python because of their habit of curling into a ball if threatened.
Size: 3 to 5 feet, females are generally larger and heavier bodied than males.