Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Spider Stuff

Butter Enchi Spider

I have been working with Spiders since the beginnings of my collection, and although I was around for the revelation of the wobble/spin/special dance, I felt and still feel that Spiders have a solid place in peoples collections, should they feel the need to have a cool pattern morph.

I know people have been avoiding them a bit more now than they did before, but I think that the wobble adds character, and does not diminish the awesomeness that is Spider. They still breed, eat and function the same as other morphs, just a bit differently.

And of course, they add so much to the color and pattern variations of Ball Pythons.

Some of my favorite combinations in Ball Pythons have Spider in them.

Spinnerblasts = Awesome.
Queenbees = Shmexy.
SpinnerQueenblasts = Awesome Shmexyness! (Not sure if that is the industry name for it, btw)
Look at that POSE! How can you not love that?

Truly dramatic pattern morphs are limited in Ball Pythons...

Spider, Pinstripe, Clown, Calico, Woma, Genetic Stripe, Super Stripe, Pied, and to a lesser degree the Leopard.

So with that, you cannot discount what the Spider does for Ball Python kind.

TSK Axanthic Bumblebee
And of course, if you add awesome color variants to them, it's a whole other ball game.

Which is why I still appreciate and enjoy working with the Spider morph, and find that they offer a great deal to the combinations that are out there today.

So even if you don't own a Spider, you have to admit that they add a certain amount of awesomeness to an already awesome set of Ball Python morphs.

So yeah.

Go Spiders!

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