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The Story of

Colton Scherer owner of Planet Python

I was born in Ottumwa, Iowa but I grew up in Florida.  I have always loved animals.  I was the kid in school who picked up frogs at recess.   I started getting into reptiles when I was sixteen.  I started with Bearded Dragons because of a family friend who had several.  Then I migrated to my first snakes which were Corn Snakes.  I started attending reptile shows all over Florida.  My first reptile show ever was the National Reptile Breeders Expo in Daytona in 2010.  Shortly after that I purchase my first Ball Pythons and I was hooked. That first year I had Ball Pythons, I had three clutches, and have been steadily increasing my clutches each year.

 

I have been breeding ball pythons for over 10 years. I have produced thousands of babies since then.  We have barely touched the potential of colors and patterns that ball pythons are able to a produce.  I also produce several corn snake and other Colubrid clutches ever year so I have a variety of animals available.

 

I travel all over the east coast of the United States vending reptile shows.  I plan on branching out and doing more and more shows each year, so I can reach as many amazing people as possible. I want to share our great designs and animals with everyone.

 
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Mission and Goals

Our goal is to bring you the highest quality animals we can provide along with the best customer service available in the business. I am available 24/7 and am always here to answer your questions or concerns.

Facility

I started out with glass tanks in my living room like everyone else. Then I graduated to taking over the spare bedroom and filling it with racks. From there I took over the master bedroom and was breeding rats in my two-car garage. Well, after a while the neighbors turned me in for suspicious behavior in my garage and the cops and FWC were at my house a few times. They were amazed at how clean and healthy all the animals were. After that I was tired of living in the city and being limited to how much I could grow, so I purchased 5 acres in 2018 and since then have put 2 buildings for animals, one for snakes and one for rodents. I plan on putting in two more building for snakes and a very large barn for rodents eventually.