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Thread: Identity help anyone?
10-25-2012, 01:54 PM #1
Identity help anyone?
last night I purchased a Fire female, or did I?
Since the transaction was made at night, the interior lights of my vehicle did not provide the best lighting. When I opened her bin this morning in a very well lit room, she did not look so much like a fire anymore
Long story shot, she is definitely a female, but is she a Fire? The pairing that produced this girl was a Fire x Vanilla. She's for sure not a normal, the belly is super clean...So this means she's either a Fire or a Vanilla.
I purchased her off a very cool and trust worthy dude, who has been doing this for years. Already confronted him and everything is cool, he agreed to do a refund if I am not happy with her. Everybody makes mistakes, no harm no foul
So is everyone could please have a look at the pics and can help me figure out whether she is a Vanilla or Fire, it would be much appreciated. :yes:
10-25-2012, 02:12 PM #2
I know nothing about either morph, but what I do know is that normals can also have "super clean" bellies.If you have to ask; "Is this a normal?" The answer is ALWAYS yes.
10-25-2012, 02:13 PM #3
Heres our male fire:
heres our vanilla
I think you may have a normal there.
10-25-2012, 02:18 PM #4
I would say she is a fire. Looks very similar to one of the fires posted on world of ball pythons.
10-25-2012, 02:20 PM #5
10-25-2012, 02:22 PM #6
10-25-2012, 02:24 PM #7
She doesn't look fire to me, both of mine fade/lighten up torwards the top of there backs and are over all lighter in colour. Maybe vanilla? I have no experience with the vanilla geneChris Dwyer Exotics
10-25-2012, 02:24 PM #8
Heres a better pic of our Vanilla - with head marker -
10-25-2012, 02:37 PM #9
To me she screams fire... Classic head marking and vibrant oranges .... Joys of fires they get better with age. Fire to me imo
ChrisCREATURES OF HABIT
10-25-2012, 03:14 PM #10
Sorry Jon..... not experienced enough to say one way or another.... but she's very nice
Here's my male fire if it helps.
10-25-2012, 05:02 PM #11
I dont work with vanilla's or fires but I have normals with clear bellies and the same head marking as you point out on this animal.
So I would not rely on these identifiers for ths morph.
10-25-2012, 05:53 PM #12
Looks exactly like my old ball python, which was a Normal.
He had a pure white belly too.
10-25-2012, 06:19 PM #13
I've been working with the fire gene for sometime now and she looks like a fire female i picked up to add to the army. Started looking much like a normal, but after a couple months, she definitely lightened up. If possible give her some time to do that. It's a subtle morph that get better as she ages.
10-25-2012, 06:43 PM #14
Thank you to everyone who gave their opinions! All the input is much appreciated
I will post an update picture after she sheds at least another 2x.
Once again, thank you for the help everyone
10-25-2012, 08:47 PM #15
10-26-2012, 04:21 AM #16
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So does this clear things up for you?
10-26-2012, 09:17 AM #17
She's nice looking Jonny. I think she is a fire, but fires and vanillas can look identical so who knows. I don't think she is a normal.
10-27-2012, 04:51 PM #18
03-08-2013, 12:00 PM #19
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Any news on this one yet? Ii see it has been a couple months thought maybe it has had a couple sheds by now and you might have a better idea
03-08-2013, 12:12 PM #20
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