INTRODUCTION
***This care sheet provides only general information about the animal. If you or someone you know has extensive experience keeping this animal and are interested in submitting a care sheet, please contact us and let us know. Thank you!***
 
TRADE NAME(S)
Jungle Carpet Python.
 
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Boidae; Morelia spilota cheynei.
 
RANGE & ORIGIN
Australia.
 
ADULT SIZE
5 to 6 feet.
 
LIFE SPAN
12 to 15 years.
 
ENCLOSURE
We keep our breeders in a 24” wide by 24” deep by 36” tall warm humid enclosure. Height is more important than floor space with this arboreal python.
 
SUBSTRATE
Paper or treated cypress mulch.
 
TEMPERATURE & LIGHTING
80 to 95F degree gradient.
 
DIET, WATER & SUPPLEMENTS
Mice, rats and baby chicks. Mist cage daily. Provide a dish of clean water at all times. Make sure the cage has time to dry before the lights go out.
 
CLEANING
Spot clean daily with weekly full cage cleanings.
 
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