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dreamsicle

Dreamsicle

For the past couple years, we’ve patiently worked on our biggest project yet, attempting to create a coveted
“Dreamsicle”, as accomplished first by Ralph Davis. (pic on right) The Dreamsicle is one of the rarest of Ball
Python Morphs, a combination bred from crossing a Lavender Albino with the “Double Het Pied” genes. It’s a
unique and challenging match, in addition to Ralph, only one other breeder I'm aware of, has demonstrated
the ability as of yet. (note - The Dreamsicle is very different than the Albino Pieds frequently seen ... the
Dreamsicle has stark contrasts with the deep Lavendar and white's along in addition to the "glow") I
purchased an ‘08 Female Lavender Albino possible 66% Het for Dream from Ralph along with the Double Het
Dream male. She proved to be a finicky eater, and missed the cut last year based on weight. But steady and consistent feedings (she’s a "live" mouser) have her a ripe 1500gms and set to breed this year. She’s
outstanding, by far the best in my collection and I’m anxious to see if she will prove out.

my SPastel
calico

Calico x Super Pastel

Another project this coming breeding season attempts to create the Super Pastel & Calico hybrid as shown on
the right above. Crossing a Super and Calico result in a variable outcome as the Super Pastel gene breaks up
and melts the Calico pattern. I bred my Calico female with a Spider last year and created several
outstanding “Caliders”. I acquired an awesome very bright Super Pastel male and will monitor the hook-up’s
closely. Very excited about this combo!

anaxthicpastel
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Axanthic Lemon-Blast or Pinstripe

I have begun work on a multi-year project to create variations of the Axanthic TSK line. Plan in 2012 is to
breed my female Pinstipe to a new Axanthic Pastel male I acquired in ‘10. He’s grown rapidly and based on
weight feel pretty confident on this one. I hope to create a Lemon-Blast, and/or Pinstripe or Pastel Het
Axanthic. If successful, this should get me started to do some creative things with the Axanthic line.

2011 clutch #3 BD
butter daddy

"Super" Butter Daddy

(Butter Daddy x Super Pastel)

Lastly planning to pursue creating a "Super" version of the Butter Daddy. The "Daddy" is a classic and unique
Ralph Davis creation, and the Platty gene is difficult and somewhat unpredictable. According to Ralph, the
Butter Daddy x Super Pastel cross will create Pastel Butter's and Pastel's het for Platty. So another
investment project, hoping to create a couple Pastel males het platty I can grow quickly to cross back. Worse case I can always make more BUtter Daddy's ... awesome snakes!

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