Type: Incomplete Dominant
First Produced By: J. Kobylka Reptiles
First Produced In: 2016
Last Updated: 2021-12-04
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Proven from a captive hatched animal from an African import in 2008 by Outback Reptiles and proven in 2014 by J. Kobylka Reptiles.
Justin first began the Pixel project in 2008 when he was receiving photos from Outback Reptiles of unique captive hatched animals. Kobylka acquired a dozen of these interesting animals. This group included two “really really weird” Granite-looking animals.
Justin went on to name these two Granite-like animals “J1” and “J2”, with the female J2 having the more extreme pattern.
It took Justin 6 years to get the first clutch from J2 due to her poor eating response in the early years.
Somewhere throughout the years, the name “Pixel” stood out to Justin due to the pixelated pattern. Fourteen years after initially acquiring the J2, Justin hit the Super Pixel. 
Justin’s first few combos were Pastel GHI Pixel (2014), Mahogany Pixel (2015), Redstripe Pixel (2018), and Fire YB Redstripe Pixel (2018).
The head of the Pixel Ball Python usually has a light head stamp.
A proven Granite-type mutation with pocketing and pixelation of the sides. Overall, they are darker and more aberrant than wild-type. Pixel is uniquely busy compared to most single-gene granites.
They have a mostly clear belly, unremarkable compared to wild type.
The tail of the Pixel Ball Python tends to follow the pixelated granite-like pattern.
No known proven lines.
Justin says don’t mistake Pixel for Granite.