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Simalia boeleni

Boelen's Python

Scientific Name: Simalia boeleni

Best substrate for a Boelen's python Simalia boeleni ReptiChip

What Makes ReptiChip The Best Boelen’s Python Bedding


Boelen's pythons (Simalia boeleni) are fascinating creatures native to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, characterized by their striking appearance and elusive nature. Renowned for their iridescent scales that shimmer in various hues under light, these pythons boast a mesmerizing beauty that captivates reptile enthusiasts worldwide. Despite their captivating appearance, Boelen's pythons are notoriously elusive in the wild, making them a coveted species among reptile enthusiasts and herpetologists.

In addition to their stunning appearance, Boelen's pythons exhibit intriguing behaviors in captivity, displaying a wide range of movements and habits that provide insight into their natural ecology. These pythons are skilled ambush predators, relying on stealth and patience to capture their prey. Their hunting technique often involves lying in wait for extended periods before striking with lightning speed, a behavior that showcases their adaptability and intelligence. Moreover, Boelen's pythons are known for their strong climbing abilities, utilizing branches and foliage to navigate their forested habitats with ease. This arboreal prowess not only aids in hunting but also serves as a means of escape from potential threats, highlighting the resourcefulness of these remarkable reptiles.

Why ReptiChip?


ReptiChip is made by boelen’s python lovers, for boelen’s python lovers. It’s what the pros use, and it’s what you can use, too.

Our product line includes BabiChip, RediChip, ReptiChunk, MicroChip, and more, so you can be sure to find the perfect boelen’s python bedding for your pet.

Ready to switch to the ultimate boelen’s python bedding? Check out ReptiChip today.

Not Convinced?

Common Boelen’s Python Reptichip Questions

ReptiChip provides an ideal environment for your boelen’s python by balancing cleanliness, comfort, and humidity. It's excellent for moisture retention, which is crucial for the well-being of many reptiles and amphibians. The substrate is also low in sodium and potassium, reducing the risk of mineral buildup that could harm your boelen’s python.

Absolutely! While ReptiChip offers premium quality, it's priced affordably to be consumer-friendly. The substrate's durability and ease of maintenance also mean that you'll need to replace it less frequently, making it a cost-effective long-term choice for your boelen’s python.

ReptiChip is known for its low tannin content, which means it won't stain your enclosure or your boelen’s python. It's also excellent at odor absorption, keeping your living space fresh. This makes it one of the easiest substrates to maintain, allowing you more quality time with your boelen’s python.