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I have been offerd a blood python, but wanted to know how much they go for i dont want to get ripped off! cheers folks! :)
 

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oh boy.......i dont do bloods after our bad experience with them! lol

there are a few out there that are ok though!
how old is it??
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blood python

unsure, its about 5 foot, i have not bought him yet, just wanted to see what price they are, as im buying it for my mate.
 

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If it's 'red' then hatchlings usually go for around £100-£150. Adults from £150-£250 (£250 being some pet shops or nice examples)
Borneo's (brown) a little less.
Black bloods don't come up for sale often but there's a hatchling in the classifieds recently for £150.
Tom500 has some stunners...including 100% het albino for about £500 a pair (i think)
I hope this helps.
 

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First of all, it depends what type of blood you're talikng about. Secondly you'd have to check if it's WC or CB, the latter fetching more money.

Thirdly, a female of this size would be likely to be more valuable.

Having owned one for nearly a year now, I would not recommend one for inexperienced keepers. It's definitely not a beginners snake IMO.

They can be unpredictable, some have very bad temperament and you need to have the right equipment because it's a much more delicate snake than other most common snakes. They have an issue with humidity that some may struggle to adjust to right levels, etc.

Mine has been feeding like a pig, growing a lot and we are quite happy now that she's settled very well. However we had a lot of stress in the beginning.

She's very well tempered for a blood, she's not agressive at all, she never attempted to bite, but she's extremely shy and rather not be handled, because she can panic and try to get away in a hurry.

I reckon a 5 ft blood would probably fetch something between 150 - 250 quid depending on the things I've pointed out.

That's a picture of mine:

 

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lovely looking snake there
 

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First of all, it depends what type of blood you're talikng about. Secondly you'd have to check if it's WC or CB, the latter fetching more money.

Thirdly, a female of this size would be likely to be more valuable.

Having owned one for nearly a year now, I would not recommend one for inexperienced keepers. It's definitely not a beginners snake IMO.

They can be unpredictable, some have very bad temperament and you need to have the right equipment because it's a much more delicate snake than other most common snakes. They have an issue with humidity that some may struggle to adjust to right levels, etc.

Mine has been feeding like a pig, growing a lot and we are quite happy now that she's settled very well. However we had a lot of stress in the beginning.

She's very well tempered for a blood, she's not agressive at all, she never attempted to bite, but she's extremely shy and rather not be handled, because she can panic and try to get away in a hurry.

I reckon a 5 ft blood would probably fetch something between 150 - 250 quid depending on the things I've pointed out.

That's a picture of mine:


very nice blood you have there, looks like you're doing a great job with it
 
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