My Blue Tongue Skink

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natsamjosh

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Great animal! This is one of the few species of lizards that I think I would enjoy owning. (I like all reptiles, but most lizards are too much work for my lazy butt.)

Thanks for sharing,
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I have never heard a bad word about skinks myself, always words of how great a pet they are, I have never pulled the trigger on one yet.
 

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dmmj said:
I have never heard a bad word about skinks myself, always words of how great a pet they are, I have never pulled the trigger on one yet.

Good lord, man!!!
Why would you want to shoot one!?!



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Congrats!!! What a beautiful little skink--looks like a Northern? Jealous! I once passed up the chance to get a juvie Northern BTS... Still regret it to this day. SUCH a beautiful animal.

Something tells me there's much better options out there than Pedigree dog food, though... Pedigree's kind of a nasty dog food brand all around... :p
 

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Floof said:
Congrats!!! What a beautiful little skink--looks like a Northern? Jealous! I once passed up the chance to get a juvie Northern BTS... Still regret it to this day. SUCH a beautiful animal.

Something tells me there's much better options out there than Pedigree dog food, though... Pedigree's kind of a nasty dog food brand all around... :p


Yes it is a Northern. Good eye. I forgot to mention that.

The Pedigree is actually recommended by Jeff and other top breeders that he knows. He explained to me that all the stuff ("garbage") that makes us think that its not the best for our dogs is the reason why its so good for an omnivorous scavenger. He said that the more "premium" brands don't produce results as good as the Pedigree. Food for thought...

Since I am brand spankin' new to the world of the BTS, I'm inclined to take the advice of the people who have been keeping and breeding them for years. Jeff even specified that the beef version seems to produce better results (more offspring and healthier animals) than the chicken type.
 

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Hmm, that is an interesting way to look at it. :) It didn't occur to me that he may have tested higher quality options, either. Thanks for putting my mind at ease.
 
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