Discover the world with our lifehacks

What type of blue tongue skink should I get?

What type of blue tongue skink should I get?

Baby blue-tongues are the best choice for pets. With persistent gentle handling many become quite tame, some extremely so.

How many types of blue tongue lizards are there?

Tiliqua gigas
Common blue-tongued skinkTiliqua rugosaBlotched blue-tongued lizardIrian Jaya blue tongue skink
Blue-tongued lizards/Lower classifications

Can you have a blue-tongued skink as a pet?

The blue-tongued skink is a large, diurnal lizard that is docile, quiet, gentle, and easily tamed. Due to being low-maintenance lizards and easy to care for, they are considered to be good pets for both children and beginners.

What is the smallest blue tongue skink?

pygmy blue tongue skinks
Pygmy (Tiliqua adelaidensis): True to their common name, pygmy blue tongue skinks are much smaller than other blue tongue skinks, coming in at just 5-6″ (13.5-16 cm) long.

Should I get a male or female blue tongue skink?

There is almost no difference between female and male blue tongue skink characters and temperaments (apart from breeding behaviors). When looking at the head shape, body size and length, you will need to compare at least few blue tongue skink to make any conclusions.

How much does a blue tongue skink cost?

$150–$5,000 Since Blue Tongue Skinks aren’t the most popular pet, you might have to go to a breeder anyways. This is especially true if you want a rare morph. For example, some of the cheaper Blue Tongue Skinks can cost as little as $150. However, rarer Skinks can cost up to $5,000.

Can blue-tongue survive without tail?

Not many people have seen a blue-tongued lizard with an incomplete or growing tail. Like all skinks, they are able to drop their tails to avoid a predator if necessary, but this doesn’t seem to happen very often. A new tail starts to grow immediately, and is totally regenerated within a year.

Can blue-tongue lizards survive without a tail?

Blue tongue lizard survives after losing tail to whipper snipper in Seaforth. THIS blue tongue lizard is ready to return to the wild after a run-in with a whipper snipper. THIS blue tongue lizard is ready to return to the wild after a run-in with a whipper snipper.

Which is better bearded dragon or blue tongue skink?

Verdict: Both blue tongue skink and bearded dragon are friendly pet lizards. Blue tongue skinks tend to be more intelligent and even recognize the owner, while bearded dragons tend to be friendly even with strangers. Also, blue tongues tend to be more laid back, while bearded dragons – more active.

How much is a blue tongue lizard?

Northern Blue Tongue Skinks are the most affordable and the most frequently bought for adoption. These Skinks will cost $250 at most. Rarer Skinks will be more expensive, though they are not very common for adoption.

What should I name my skink?

Blue Tongue Skink Names – 120+ Cool and Badass Ideas

  • Adonia.
  • Angel.
  • Aphrodite.
  • Arabella.
  • Bloom.
  • Carmen.
  • Cecily.
  • Cleopatra.