#1 Producer of Russian Sand Boas

#1 Producer of Russian Sand Boas

Welcome to Rufus Darden Reptiles!

Welcome to Rufus Darden Reptiles, the website dedicated to fellow hobbyists who enjoy similar reptile interests. Here you’ll find a diverse collection of sand boas of various color morphs.

Rufus Darden Reptiles is one of America’s leading sand boa breeders. Not only are we the top producer of Russian sand boas (E. miliaris), but we also offer some of the most highly sought-after Kenyan sand boas and are the only breeder of the Arabian sand boa (E. jayakari) in the United States. Whether you’re just getting into reptiles, or you’ve been breeding for years, we hope to help you discover something new.

For over 20 years, we’ve made it our mission to share our fascination with snakes. We aim to inspire love and appreciation for the remarkable—often misunderstood sand boa. Ultimately, we hope to see sand boas rise in popularity as a perfect pet for beginners and experienced reptile enthusiasts, alike.

Thank you for visiting, check out our AVAILABLE page to discover your next sand boa.

Welcome!

Welcome to Rufus Darden Reptiles, the website dedicated to fellow hobbyists who enjoy similar reptile interests. Here you’ll find a diverse collection of sand boas of various color morphs.

Rufus Darden Reptiles is one of America’s leading sand boa breeders. Not only are we the top producer of Russian sand boas (E. miliaris), but we also offer some of the most highly sought-after Kenyan sand boas and are the only breeder of the Arabian sand boa (E. jayakari) in the United States. Whether you’re just getting into reptiles, or you’ve been breeding for years, we hope to help you discover something new.

For over 20 years, we’ve made it our mission to share our fascination with snakes. We aim to inspire love and appreciation for the remarkable—often misunderstood sand boa. Ultimately, we hope to see sand boas rise in popularity as a perfect pet for beginners and experienced reptile enthusiasts, alike.

Thank you for visiting, check out our AVAILABLE page to discover your next sand boa.

Tinley Park NARBC - October 2019

At the October 2019 Tinley Park NARBC, we won the Best Snake Rattle on award for our Albino Paint Kenyan Sand Boa.  Check out this video about the award from Dāv Kaufman’s Reptile Adventures.

Tinley Park NARBC - March 2019

Watch the interview with Rufus Darden of Rufus Darden Reptiles at the March 2019 North American Reptile Breeders Conference (NARBC) in Tinley Park, Illinois. (Time: 3 min) Video courtesy of the Snake Discovery LLC YouTube Channel. 

GOT SNAKES?

We Do … Check Them Out Today!

If you enjoyed watching the video interview with Rufus and learning more about Rufus Darden Reptiles, why not check out our AVAILABLE page and see what current litters are ready for you to choose from!

Whether you’d just like to window shop and see our beautiful Rufus Darden sand boas, or you’d like to purchase one or more high-quality, specialty-bred sand boas for your own enjoyment, Rufus Darden Reptiles is ready to assist you today!

Pick Of The Litter

“World’s First Golden Albino” -for more information, see the RSB Morphs page

Rufus is a stand up guy with some great animals and he is always happy to answer any questions you may have.

Marc X

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I received a male Russian sand boa from Rufus, perfect health and the transaction was great! He’s a great guy with a ton of knowledge. Highly recommend!!

Caitlin S

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Awesome high quality animals! I look forward to what his next clutch is.

Kimberly C

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