Reptile Species

African Rock Python

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Species Name

  • African Rock Python

Latin Name

  • Python sebae

Family

  • Boidae/Pythonidae

Origin

  • Central Africa

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • woodland

Temperature

  • 80-88 F

Minimum House Size

  • 20 gal

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 18'

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • breeder

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • carnivore

Temperament

  • adults only

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • easy

Size-Small

  • 20-24"

Size-Medium

  • 24-48"

Size-Large

  • 48-96"

Size-Extra Large

  • 96+ up