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Last Update 22 Sep 2009

Our Ball Python morph collection so far...(as of Sep 2009)

All snakes featured are from our own collection!

Total # genes

24

Total # morphs

35

 

Albino - High Contrast

Superb base morph with immense appeal for collectors and hobbyists. Used now in many combination morphs including Albino Pinstripes, Albino Pieds etc

 Simple Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Albino - Black Pastel Pewter

Wow, the albino gene combined with the Pewter combo works great!

 Recessive x Co Dom mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Albino x Black Pastel x Pastel

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Treble genes

 

Albino - Pinstripe

Again the albino gene into this combo works great!  much prefer the albino pinstripe over the spider.

 Recessive x Co Dom mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Albino x Pinstripe

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Double genes

 

Bumble Bee

A firm favourite amongst collectors, the bumble bee is a simple double co-dom mutation but has great breeding power, producing Pastels, Spiders & Bumble bees when bred to normal females.

 Double Co-dom mutation

 Morph Origin - Designer Spider x Pastel

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Double genes

 

 Calico Pastel

We are really excited to be working with the Calico gene and the fact it's got pastel in is just a complete bonus. The Calico adds white to the sides of snakes and really works well in the few combos produced so far.

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Calico

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Double genes

 

Caramel Albino

Amazing variation on the albino genes. The caramel gene has so much to offer when used in combination morphs.

 Simple Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Champagne 

Stunning morph that has yet to hit all the different combo potentials.

 Dominant - mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Cinnamon 

The cinnamon gene has a great 'fading' effect when bred into other combos, breed TWO cinnamons together and produce the stunning patternless chocolate coloured ball python.

  Co-Dominant mutation

 Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Clown

A great looking snake but add even a basic pastel into the mix for amazing results!

  Simple Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Enchi

The Enchi was long over looked, especially in the USA but now people have realised whatever a Pastel can do and Enchi can do better! a must have base morph!

 Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

 

Fire 

A rather plain Jane morph that when added to other combos has amazing results, this is basically a ghosting type gene that can be used to lighten and brighten other morphs. Also, don't forget the super is also the Black eyed leucistic!!

 Co-dominant mutation

 Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Ghost (orange) 

The ghost gene is in our opinion the MOST important gene to have in your collection, it improves just about EVERY morph it is bred into.

Simple Recessive mutation

 Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Ghost Mojave

The ghost gene works amazingly well in this combo, the Ghost Mojave is probably one of my favourite 2 gene morphs!

Recessive x Co-Dom mutation

 Morph Origin - Designer Mojave x Ghost

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Double genes

 

 

Ghost  Pastel

Gorgeous combo result from two of the best base morphs you can keep!

 Co-dominant / Recessive Double mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Ghost x Pastel

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Double genes

 

Ghost Spider aka Honey Bee

Quite possibly the BEST spider combo produced so far, such a simple 2 gene mix that has just outstanding results.

Recessive x Co-Dom mutation

 Morph Origin - Designer Spider x Ghost

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Double genes

 

Genetic Stripe 

A beautiful recessive morph that has yet to be bred into many combos, we feel that there will be some mind blowing results in the future.

  Simple Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Genetic Stripe Pastel

The pastel gene adds some great colour into the g-stripe, I can't wait until we hit the super pastel g-stripe!

  Recessive x Co-Dom mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Genetic Stripe x Pastel

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Double genes

 

 

Honey Bee aka Ghost Spider

Quite possibly the BEST spider combo produced so far, such a simple 2 gene mix that has just outstanding results.

Recessive x Co-Dom mutation

 Morph Origin - Designer Spider x Ghost

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Double genes

 

Ivory 

Beautiful white/yellowish snake with simple yellow faded line down it's back. This is the Super form of the Yellow Belly

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Yellow Belly x Yellow Belly

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Double genes

 

Ivory Pastel 

Wow, yet again the pastel gene really spices things up, the Ivory is great but the Pastel Ivory just glows and is super clean!

 Co-dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Yellow belly x Yellow belly x Pastel

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Treble genes

 

Leucistic (Mojave x Lesser) 

A beautiful white snake with piecing blue eyes, stunning!

  Co-Dominan mutation Morph Origin - Designer Mojave x Lesser

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Double genes

 

Leucistic (Super Fire)

The Super Fire black eyed Leucistic is just stunning, a white snake with jet black eyes.

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer   Fire x Fire

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Double genes

 

Lesser Platinum  

The lesser gene is another wonderful gene, either on it's own or in combos.

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

 

Lesser Platinum Pastel  

 

Yet again the Pastel gene has worked it's magic, proving just how vital that gene is...you can't have too many pastel females in your collection ;o)

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Lesser

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Double genes

 

Mojave  

Great base snake, Mojaves are beautiful in their own right but add to the fact that they make white snakes and you have a bonus!

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

 

Mojave 'Green Hypo'  

We have no idea on the genetics of this snake yet, it seems very green and lesser like in appearance, more breeding needs to be done before we can be sure. It does NOT have a recessive hypo gene in it but does appear hypo to some degree

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene although not confirmed

 

Mojave Ghost

The ghost gene works amazingly well in this combo, the Ghost Mojave is probably one of my favourite 2 gene morphs!

Recessive x Co-Dom mutation

 Morph Origin - Designer Mojave x Ghost

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Double genes

 

 

Pastel (Graziani)  

Without doubtthe MOST important co-dom gene to have in your collection. The pastel gene is vital for some of the best combos so far produced, DO NOT under estimate the genetic value of these snakes just because of  the low price tag!

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Pastel Calico 

We are really excited to be working with the Calico gene and the fact it's got pastel in is just a complete bonus. The Calico adds white to the sides of snakes and really works well in the few combos produced so far.

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Calico

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Double genes

 

Pastel Ivory

Wow, yet again the pastel gene really spices things up, the Ivory is great but the Pastel Ivory just glows and is super clean!

 Co-dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Yellow belly x Yellow belly x Pastel

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Treble genes

 

 

Pastel  Lesser

 

Yet again the Pastel gene has worked it's magic, proving just how vital that gene is...you can't have too many pastel females in your collection ;o)

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Lesser

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Double genes

 

 

Pastel Orange Ghost 

Gorgeous combo result from two of the best base morphs you can keep!

 Co-dominant / Recessive Double mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Ghost x Pastel

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Double genes

 

Pastel Puma (Amir Super Stripe) 

A superb variation on the Super Stripe, this is from Amir's own 'spectre' line that appears to make a brighter superstripe and with the added bonus of Pastel it's a winner for sure!

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Yellow Belly x Amir 'Spectre'

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Treble genes

 

Pewter 

A beautiful combo showing the effect the cinnamon gene has. A great power snake producing Pastels, Cinnamons & Pewters when bred to even a normal.

 Co-dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Cinnamon

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Double genes

 

Pewter Albino

Wow, the albino gene combined with the Pewter combo works great!

 Recessive x Co Dom mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Albino x Black Pastel x Pastel

 

Pied 

Everyone's favourite! It's the Pied that brings the biggest WOW to all new keepers and has held it's value more so than any other morph. The Pied is now being bred into other combos with some stunning results, there's a long way to go with the Pied gene!

Simple Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Wild found

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Single gene

 

Pied Spider 

A great combo, the pied gene turns the spider into a white snake with a spider morph head! WOW!

Dom x Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Designer    Pied x Spider

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Double genes

 

Pinstripe 

Lovely Dominant mutation with some superb combos already produced. I much prefer the pin over the spider!

Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Pinstripe - Albino

Again the albino gene into this combo works great!  much prefer the albino pinstripe over the spider.

 Recessive x Co Dom mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Albino x Pinstripe

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Double genes

 

Silver Bullet 

We were the first to produce this combo in the UK, it's a Super Cinnamon pastel and a terrific gene powerhouse, breed to a normal and produce 50% Pewters and NO normals!

  Co-Dominant  mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Cinnamon x Cinnamon x Pastel

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Treble genes

 

Spider 

One of the very first morphs to be found (first sold in the UK for $22'000 each!)

Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

'Spied' aka Spider Pied 

A great combo, the pied gene turns the spider into a white snake with a spider morph head! WOW!

Dom x Recessive mutation

Morph Origin - Designer    Pied x Spider

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Double genes

 

Sterling 

A complete power house of a snake, this is a super pastel cinnamon and when bred to normals will produce 50% pewters, just imagine breeding to a morph female!

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Pastel x Cinnamon

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Treble genes

 

Super Blast 

Again another ultimate weapon in morph production, this combo produces 50% lemon blasts or breed to another morph and create something new!

  Co-Dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Pastel x Pinstripe

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Treble genes

 

Super Pastel 

Super Pastels are a vital 'super' to work with, they take away any doubt from predicting your projects and help to speed projects along by of course producing NOTHING but pastel genes when mated to anything else.

 Co-dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Designer Pastel x Pastel

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Double genes

 

Tiger Banded 

More of a dinking project, the tiger banded is a great line bred snake that works great alongside the clown gene to offer really reduced patterned clowns.

 Line Bred

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Unknown

 

Yellow Belly 

A great gene that seems to unlock massive potential in other genes, with the bonus of the super being the Ivory

 Co-dominant mutation

Morph Origin - Wild Found

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Single gene

 

Zebra Pastel

First produced

Noah 2006

 Co-dominant - Double mutation

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Origin - ? x ?

 

 

 

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