Tiliqua gigas care sheet

The Tiliqua Complex Blue-tongued skinks comprise the Australasian genus Tiliqua, which contains some of the largest members of the skink family (Scincidae).They are commonly called blue-tongued lizards or simply blue-tongues in Australia.

Blue Tongue Skink (Tiliqua gigas/scincoides) Care Sheet Blue tongue skinks are a docile lizard from Australia, New Guinea, and many Indonesia islands. These are medium sized lizards and adults range from 14-26 inches in total length.

Temperature. Since blue tongue skinks are cold-blooded, they rely on their environment to provide the heat needed to function. The best way to achieve this is to provide a temperature gradient so the skink can self-regulate according to his/her needs. The Tiliqua Complex Blue-tongued skinks comprise the Australasian genus Tiliqua, which contains some of the largest members of the skink family (Scincidae).They are commonly called blue-tongued lizards or simply blue-tongues in Australia.

Care sheet for the Northern blue tongue skink (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia). This care sheet applies specifically to the Northern blue tongue skink but most species and sub-species of blue tongue skinks can be kept using these guidelines. Lizard Care Sheets Argentine Tegu (Tupinambis merianae) Care Sheet Argus Monitor (Varanus panoptes horni) Care Sheet Asian Water Dragon (Physignathus cocincinus) Care Sheet Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps) Care Sheet Blue Tail Monitor (Varanus doreanus) Care Sheet Blue Tongue Skink (Tiliqua gigas/scincoides) Care Sheet Colombian Tegu or Golden Tegu (Tupinambis teguixin) Care Sheet Crested ... Temperature. Since blue tongue skinks are cold-blooded, they rely on their environment to provide the heat needed to function. The best way to achieve this is to provide a temperature gradient so the skink can self-regulate according to his/her needs. Blue Tongue Skink Care The blue tongue skink is a large, robust skink found across Australia, New Guinea, and some of the surrounding Indonesian islands. As Australian species very rarely show up in the pet trade, the species most likely to be encountered is the Indonesian blue tongue, Tiliqua gigas. One of the largest of all the lizard families is the Scincidae, or skink family. The most prominent and popular of the pet skinks is the Tiliqua, or blue-tongued skink. There are several different species and subspecies of blue-tongued skink, all of which sport the trademark berry-blue tongue. There ... Species List in Alphabetical Order Some may rather like to skip through a list of species names than browsing the thumbs on the family pages. So here it is, a list of all species covered on this site or under construction, disposed in alphabetical order ...