red eyed crocodile skink for sale
CB Reptile has some absolutely gorgeous hand raised, captive bred red eyed crocodile skinks for sale! Our Captive bred and born baby red eyed crocodile skinks are handled early and often to ensure a better more relaxed pet. All baby skinks should be handled by their breeders as often as possible once they are old enough to be handled. Here at CB reptile, we make it a point to interact with every captive born reptile offered here at our shop. Our baby red eyed crocodile skinks are no different and all come with our live arrival and full health guarantee!
Red eyed crocodile skink diet
Crocodile skinks should be fed a variety of small insects. All insects should be dusted with a mixture of a reptile vitamin and calcium. Feed your baby skink insects like grubs and worms, which may include crickets, Dubia roaches, wax-worms, mealworms, super-worms or even earthworms. They key to a happy skink is a well fed skink that is eating a wide variety of food. By feeding a variety of insects that have been gut loaded and dusted with vitamins, you can ensure your baby skink will grow up healthy and strong. Lastly, do not over feed vitamin d3. Using calcium with vitamin d3 is great, but no more than twice a week.
Red eyed crocodile skink habitat
Crocodile skinks prefer daytime temperatures in the area of 82-84 degrees. Night-time temps can be as low as 73 degrees but really should not dip below 70. Keep in mind crocodile skinks prefer humidity at all times. For this reason, we recommend humidity levels above 70 percent year-round. In the wild, Red-eyed crocodile skinks may sometimes be found living under forest leaves, piles of debris, which they dig into. Usually, they are found creating their “nests” in piles of leaf litter and forest debris near ponds, lakes, streams, or some type of small body of water.
Red eyed crocodile skink for sale tank
Using a tank of at least 20 gallons for one, or 55 gallons for a pair of crocodile skinks works best. Whether it be a terrarium, used fish tank, aquarium etc, they all work well. Once you have purchase your crocodile skink habitat, be sure to spend time setting it up properly. Provide plenty of hiding areas for your baby red eyed crocodile skink to feel secure. The more secure your baby skink feels, the more relaxed he or she will be, and therefore will be easier to handle etc. Taming your skink is something you should work on nearly as soon as you get he or she home. Let them settle in for about a week, and then begin to work with them by placing them in your hand and letting them sit a top of it.
Crocodile skink for sale – substrate
Using something like forest floor cypress mulch works well for both baby and adult crocodile skinks. By holding humidity, and controlling smell, we feel like that is probably the best crocodile skink substrate for sale on the market. If you are looking to save money, you can try to locate a cypress mulch locally, however it may have been treated with something that could be harmful to the baby skink, therefore we stick to the zoomed forest floor product. Substrate should be changed at least every 6-8 weeks as needed.