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Blue Tongue Skink Care and Feeding

(Last Updated On: 31/01/2017)

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Blue Tongued Skink care and Feeding

After all these selections the next important step is the Blue Tongue Skink care and to know what to feed them and how can we provide them with a balanced diet that will help them to keep healthier and happier in the Blue Tongued Skink feeding. Blue tongue skinks are omnivore that means they can eat meat, vegetables, insects and fruits.

The Blue Tongued Skink feeding should include with Apricots, Apples, Bananas, Blue berries; Melon, Strawberries, Grapes, Raspberries, Figs and many other types of fruits can be given.

Blue tongue Skink can also be fed with a variety of vegetables that include Carrots, Beans, Mushrooms, Pumpkins, Broccoli, Cabbage, Kale, Parsley, Mustard greens, Peas, Butternut squash, Turnips and various other vegetables. However, citrus fruits must not be used as they are not easily digested by these lizards, this is important to note in Blue Tongued Skink feeding.

Moreover, these lizards also need proteins to live healthier. They can be given boiled chicken, lean ground beef which must be cooked, boiled eggs, super worms or any other multivitamins which are safe for them and will not cause any harm to them.

A young Blue Tongued Skink feeding needs more insects to survive as compared to fruits and vegetables. These insects provide them a nutritious diet and help them to grow. An owner must feed these young Skinks thrice times a day with insects. As compared to baby Skinks adult do not need many insects to live as they make them dull and increase their weight which is very dangerous for them. They should be fed three times a day and from that one time only insects should be fed and the rest two fruits and vegetables should be fed. For the quantity of these insects the owner can measure it by putting different insects in their cage and noting the time it takes to eat all the insects. If they eat all of them and are still looking for more it obviously means they want more and are still hungry. This Blue Tongue Skink care and feeding guide is very important.

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