Hopefully it proves out to be a genetic trait, time will tell! A world first at Ultimate Exotics! Left is the Blue-eye mutation as a hatchling. There will of coarse always be the other snake keepers who prefer the wild type of any species and are not a fan of mutations. The Oregon Red-spotted Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis concinnus. Most are just different shades of brown, but there are two distinct colour varieties being bred at the moment, the red and green. T+ Albinos have functional tyrosinase enzymes required to synthesize melanin, but they lack a subsequent enzyme required to complete the melanin-synthesis process. T+ Albino is a recessive trait. Zerklereptileco $400. A good example of this is the American Corn Snake, which now has 100’s of different morphs and new morphs being developed and bred all the time. This was produced for the first time in 2016 by Rolf Dennison from Ultimate Exotics and has resulted in a dilute T+ Butter house snake with almost no pattern. On the more red varieties the orange can be very bright almost going towards pink. Posted on April 5, 2020 by Administrator April 5, 2020. Hypo T+ Butter House Snake. Bred by John Chinn from Ditalo Reptiles. Posted in Born, Species. The green colour can vary in individuals as you can see in the pictures above and depending on how close the animal is to shed. Patterns also vary between different House Snake localities and even in specific locality clutches you can get an amazing variety of pattern between individuals. It is a beautiful coffee brown colour with black speckling all over it’s body. These House Snakes are said to come from Zambia, and have distinct Olive Green colours with hints of brown. Subscribe to us on YouTube for endless educational videos on the care and breeding of reptiles! '20. CLICK HERE, To subscribe to The Ultimate Exotics free digital magazine CLICK HERE, Like Ultimate Exotics on Facebook and keep up to date with the latest information on the keeping and breeding of reptiles and other exotic pets! Let us go through the mutations and colour varieties that are currently being bred. T- Albino Blue-eyed House Snake bred by John Chinn from Ditalo Reptiles. I cannot wait to see this mutation in the near future! Photo by Dean Boshoff. We also see this with the T+Hybinos and the Hypo T+Butter babies. Pied House Snake. The KZN house Snakes seem to have the boldest markings. Garter Snake Morph Contact information, map and directions, contact form, opening hours, services, ratings, photos, videos and announcements from Garter Snake Morph, Pet service, 3601 Beech Way SW, Cedar Rapids, IA. '20. By Rolf Dennison. Bred by John Chinn from Ditalo Reptiles, T- Albino Blue-eyed House Snake. Bluestripe Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis similis) Many garter snake morphs besides albinos are available to the enthusiast and more morphs have appeared over the years through breeding. As you can read in the chapter about genetics, there are recessive genes that - if they occur homozygously - lead to absence, reduction or overrun of one or several of the pigments. We say this because when we bred this recessive mutation into our Green House Snakes (which took over four years to do) it resulted in a diluted Green House Snake (the result of hypomelanism), which we have called a Hypo Green House Snake (as can been seen in the pictures). What makes it so special is the unusual patterning on it’s head which is very broken up giving it a marbled appearance. Species Guide. CLICK HERE, Follow us on Instagram and keep up-to-date with everything going on at Ultimate Exotics Reptile Breeding Facility. The “T” in T+ Albino represents tyrosinase, an enzyme required in the synthesis of melanin (dark pigment). Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. I am sure many of us at some stage have kept a House Snake that they have caught, or a friend has caught in the garden. Depending on locality of the snakes the orange and yellow can vary greatly with the different shades of brown in the wild types. Results in a diluted T+ Albino. To give you a little overview over the different color variations of garter snakes, I want to show you the most common phenotypes. Hypomelanistic T+ Albino (T+ Hybino). There are now albino mutations and hypomelanistic mutations of the Green House Snake. If it were an Anerythristic mutation we would expect to see a light grey house snake with no green colour coming through. Over the last couple of years we have seen a number of new morphs being bred out of our House Snakes, and it shows there is allot of potential for some exciting new colour mutations to be developed in our House Snakes, and it seems we are only at the tip of the ice-berg.