These get huge and always feed readily. We produce a few each year, mixed in with the Tangerines. Many grow up to be a beautiful pale orange and red-banded snake (Apricot Phase) while others may look more like the specimen illustrated here. Most of ours will be heterozygous for other traits and will be priced accordingly.
These get huge and always feed readily. Wide black and red-orange rings on red. We have out-crossed the Tangerine phase to Red phase animals to intensify coloration. Our adults are nearly six feet long! Most of ours will be heterozygous for other traits and will be priced accordingly.
Homozygous for Amelanism, a recessive trait. Unbelievable! Bright bands of red, white and yellow. Some specimens exhibit a bit more orange than others, similar to the 'Apricot' specimens described above. A key genetic trait that should be in all collections of Honduran Milksnakes!
Homozygous for Amelanism, a recessive trait. We paid little attention to the Albino Honduran Milksnakes, until somebody put one of these in my hands! Absolutely blinding colors of scarlet, fluorescent orange and pinkish-white combined in a six foot snake with a great disposition. We've been selecting for high band count specimens as we find these more attractive than the wider bands.
Homozygous for Hypomelanism, a recessive trait. Hypo Hondurans are simply unbelievable! We think these are prettier than the albinos. Totally lacking black tipping and with very thin clean bands, all of the colors are accentuated into very clean and pure colors. Almost look pastel, or maybe plastic… A key genetic trait that should be in all collections of Honduran Milksnakes!
Homozygous for Anerythrism, a recessive trait. Another incredible looking mutation in this very popular snake. Totally lacking red pigments, these are clad in bands of pink, white and black. We'll produce heterozygous specimens as well. Combine this with hypomelanism to produce 'Ghost' Hondurans, or with albinism to create 'Snow' Hondurans. A key genetic trait that should be in all collections of Honduran Milksnakes!
Homozygous for Anerythrism and Amelanism, two recessive traits. When combined, the results are Snow Hondurans - an astounding snake clad in bands of pinks, whites, and pale lemon yellows, often with subtle undertones of oranges. Utterly beautiful and a must have for Milksnake aficionados!
Homozygous for Anerythrism and Hypomelanism, two recessive traits. When combined, hypomelanism further lightens the remaining blacks and grays into pale grays and silvers, creating a subtle beauty that's hard to beat.
- Pricing: $125 and up, depending on sex and additional genetics.
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The Nelsons' Milksnake is very close to the more common Sinaloan Milksnake in appearance, size and temperament. The primary diagnostic feature is that the black rings are 2-3 times the width of the white rings.
Some of our Nelson's Milksnakes produce a high percentage of unusually marked (aberrant) specimens. Some of these are very attractive snakes! Highly variable, making each a unique work of art. Appears to be a simple recessive trait.
Homozygous for Amelanism, a recessive trait. The most and brightest red of any albino tricolor. These snakes grow quickly, and are incredibly beautiful. Some people have accused us of molding them out of plastic - until they move!
These get big (approaching four feet) and always feed readily. Thin black and white rings with wide red bands. We have selected breeding stock from across the nation to eliminate inbreeding depression.
Sometimes called "Striped", "Spotted", or "Splotched" Sinaloans. An interesting genetic mutation creating unusual aberrant Sinaloan Milksnakes! All have unusual calico patterned heads, and solid white-tails, although the amount of that varies a bit. Between those two points, anything can happen to the pattern. Every specimen is truly unique, no two are alike. Extreme examples may even be completely patternless! Highly variable, making each a unique work of art.