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GHOST/HYPO_BALL_PYTHON

Ghost/Hypo Ball PythonScientific Name: Python regius
Common Name:
Ball Python
Morph:
Ghost or Hypomelanistic
Genetics: Color Mutation - Simple Recessive ( NERD )

Ghost ball pythons are hypomelanistic........meaning lacking/reduced black and dark pigments ( browns and blacks ). They seem to come in may different flavors too? Through the years there have been green, yellow, orange, butterscotch and gray "GHOSTS".......they all are beautiful to see in person..........the reduction of dark pigment makes them appear "soft".............sometimes even blurry/hazzy to look at............thus calling them "GHOSTS"..........for their ghostly appearance...........oooooooooowwwwwwwhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

Breeding the ghost as we call it......which is really a hypo, to an axanthic or anerythristic will produce the "TRUE GHOST"...........this is a project I hope to get double hets from in 2002..........axanthic x yellow ghost = double het for "True Ghost"........a True Ghost should look like a super ghostly axanthic.............once the "True Ghost" is produced.........it can be bred to an albino to produce double hets for BLIZZARD!!!!!!!!!

There is nothing normal looking about a "Ghost" ball python..........thats for sure.............A Ghost / Hypo will shed clear like an albino ball python.............A very "Ghostly" looking head..........and over-all appearance makes this mutation very desirable in collections today.............Notice how the dark areas have light color "blushing" through?

OTHER_IMAGES ::
Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python Ghost/Hypo Ball Python An adult imported Ghost I love!! An adult imported Ghost I love!! Baby Ghost from my Anery line
I nice African assortment I nice African assortment baby Ghosts in Africa Imported gravid Ghost Baby Ghost from Africa
Ghost on eggs A pic of my "Peach Ghost" male breeding in 2003

 

 
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