Reptile Room Podcast
Reptile Room Podcast
Andy Rea, Riley Jimison
Welcome to Reptile Room Podcast! We seriously appreciate you coming along with us on this new podcast adventure. Your host, Riley Jimison is a zookeeper, reptile nerd, and podcasting junkie! Your co-host, Andy Rea is your basic 'ole boring family man that loves reptiles and is a podcasting newbie. Together we will be adding some new flavor to the reptile podcast scene by incorporating friendship, different life experiences, reptile education, and opposing opinions! Together we sincerely hope that we can relate to the many different types of reptile keepers out there by offering great conversations that will lead to other conversations with your friends. Help us spread the word of this new show by sharing over the various social media platforms! If you have any topic ideas please email us at
Episode 17 - Discovering BRB Morphs with Dave Colling
This week Andy and Riley sit down and talk with Dave Colling of Rainbows R Us to discuss everything Brazilian Rainbow Boa morph related. Dave has been breeding Rainbows as well as various other boas for many years and has pioneered some of the wildest mutations in rainbows! This is one you will not want to miss.
Oct 14, 2020
1 hr 47 min
Episode 16 - Dumeril's Boas, Market Trends, and Andy's Back!
Riley & Andy get back together after a long-ass hiatus to discuss the recent uptick in popularity and the increasing market trend of the Dumeril's Boa. Is it a good thing or a bad thing for the reptile hobby?
Sep 2, 2020
1 hr 38 min
Episode 15 - Jacob Bratz of JLB Morelia & The Herpetoculture Podcast
This week we are joined by our good friend and fellow podcaster Jacob Bratz of JLB Morelia and THP to discuss his Papuan Carpet Python projects he has been working on, what his breeding goals are, and how things have been going with a two year running podcast. We will also be getting into some of the other species he keeps as well as what his future goals are.
Aug 19, 2020
1 hr 40 min
Episode 14 - Talking Corn Snakes with Joe Phelan of Port City Pythons/Pets & FTGU
Today we are talking with Joe Phelan from Port City Pythons/ Port City Pets and the From The Ground Up Podcast. Joe is a master of various colubrids and in my opinion, is partially responsible for a recent resurgence in Corn Snake Popularity. So we are going to learn how to keep these snakes and find out why they are coming back around.
Aug 5, 2020
2 hr 22 min
Episode 13 - The O-Mac Special
This week we are joined by none other than the youthful witty side of our beloved Morelia Python Radio fore-fathers, Mr. “O-Mac Special” Owen McIntyre of Rogue Reptiles. We are going to put this long time reptile podcast host in the hot seat for once and really dig into some of the “etc” species that he keeps and how he manages such a diversity of climate needs in his population of reptiles.
Jul 22, 2020
2 hr
Episode 12 - Dan Mulleary of DM Exotics
This week we finally made it happen! We have talked about having Dan on since the inception of this podcast and we finally had the schedules line up. We will discuss his upbringing into the reptile hobby, his approach to keeping, and how he does it all so successfully all the while running a big importation business as well.
Jul 8, 2020
1 hr 26 min
Episode 11 - The Reptilian Octopus  Justin Smith
This week we return from a brief hiatus, however, Andy Rea has taken on more of a technical support role for the time being while the world and life take precedent (rightfully so). We await his return whenever he is ready. In his absence my guest this week is also a Podcast host and proficient in filling such shoes, Mr. Justin Smith of Palmetto Coast Exotics, the Herpetoculture Podcast, and the Chondrocast as well as one of the founders of the Herpetoculture Magazine. We will dive into all of that and how he makes time for all of his endeavors.
Jun 18, 2020
1 hr 31 min
Episode 10 - The Evolution of Triple B with Brian Kusko
This week we are joined by our great friend Brian Kusko of Triple B Tv. Brian has literally built his reptile and youtube empire from the ground up and I have seen the evolution of his snake rooms over time so we are here to discuss such growth! We also have plenty of wonderful stories and laughs sprinkled throughout this very fun episode!
May 20, 2020
3 hr 4 min
Episode 9 - Reptile Room Essentials Part 2 w/ Ryan Presto
This will be a follow-up episode to Episode #2 to continue the discussion. We are joined by Ryan Presto who utilizes a variety of tools and tricks to manage his animals as well.
May 6, 2020
1 hr 51 min
Episode 8 - Rhythm of the Room & the Legacy of MPR
This week we are joined by Eric Burke of EB Morelia and Morelia Python Radio to discuss all the ins and outs of Reptile Podcasting and Dialing in a Reptile Room. Eric has many years of experience working with a wide variety of species of snakes and how challenging some can be and what it takes. He also has years of podcasting experience!
Apr 22, 2020
2 hr 32 min
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