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Q: Pastel or Normal Ball Python
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BoaKid08

In Relation To:

Ball-e

Hi. I got a ball python from someone and they didnt know if its a pastel or normal. From the pics included what do you think it is? Pastel? Or just a bright normal? I will include a shot of a for sure normal (the bigger one) for comparrison. Thanks


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Points: 50
Topics: General Health , Genetics
Tags: Genetics, Identification
Species: Pythons > Pythons > Python regius
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Member Comment 12/12/2008 1:54:02 AM

BurmGirl23
I 100% Belive this is just a normal... Pastels have way more yellow to them
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 2:25:30 AM

REPTILEN1NJA
yea i agree looks like a normal to me to
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 8:20:21 AM

juddb
Normal, but i love the name.......
 
Accepted Answer 12/12/2008 8:52:24 AM

dalvers63
He's very much a nice normal ball python. If he were a pastel, he'd also have greenish colored eyes.
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 9:14:01 AM

JohnJohn
Hey.  He may be normal, but he's got beautiful pattern.  Very nice snake, and yes that's a great name!
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 10:51:47 AM

GarbrechtRE
It might be het for pastel but def. does not tlook like anythink more than a normal.
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 11:07:28 AM

dalvers63
GarbrechtRE wrote:
"It might be het for pastel but def. does not tlook like anythink more than a normal."

Pastel is a co-dominant trait, which means that if the snake carries the gene, it will express as a pastel. Breed two pastels together and you'll get a Super pastel
 
Member Comment 12/12/2008 8:44:00 PM

Sigfried
that snake is deffiniatley a normal.  a very nice normal... however, that has no yellow so it's not a pastel... i have a pastel comment her plz:)
 
Member Comment 12/13/2008 4:36:57 PM

Young Link
normal
 
Member Comment 12/13/2008 9:58:18 PM

tradesokan
its norm..
 
Member Comment 12/16/2008 1:09:44 AM

balor223
looks like a norm to me.
 
Member Comment 10/4/2010 3:38:29 PM

dalvers63

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Member Comment 5/13/2011 2:04:49 AM

nalassbob

ive seen some verry nice normals like that from ghana hope i spelled it correctly nice snake though great pattern

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