In this blog we share some behind-the-scenes activity to let you know what we've been up to in improving the site.
We've just added new features to improve international commerce. Sellers can now specify in their Seller Profile which countries they export to so buyers from those countries can locate them.
In the Reptile hobby, we classify mutant genes based on how they interact to morph the animal's appearance from its wild form. An animal may carry zero, one, or two copies of a mutant gene. If it only carries one gene (i.e., half the pair), we refer to it as the heterozygous form since it has the mutant gene paired with a the normal/wild type gene. When the pair is present, the animal is said to be homozygous for that gene.
Over the past few years MorphMarket has grown from inception to leadership in online reptile commerce not only for Ball Pythons, but all snakes, geckos and lizards. However, despite our efforts to branch out into other exotic, high-end, and niche reptiles, our site has thrived the most in the area where it began: with the smaller, more beginner friendly snakes species.
We have made a strategic decision to change directions in order to broaden our offering to the average pet snake owner.
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Yes, Crocs come in morphs too! Hypos, Albinos and Pieds among others.
Greg Graziani says, back in the days when reptiles were primarily obtained from the wild, it was more common to compare them in length. A 5' rat snake was more valuable than a 4' rat snake. But today in the captive breeding of pet reptiles, weight tends to be more commonly used.
A common misconception is that MorphMarket only knows about things shown on the Index page of each area.
We periodically send a newsletter to all our active sellers and members. Here's the Winter 2018 Update.
If you are an active seller or member and it didn't show up in your inbox, dig it out of your promotional or spam folder so your mail will correctly categorize it in the future.