Fishtail Red Eye Crocodile Skink

$ 200,00




  • Tribolonotus gracilis
  • Field Collected
  • Approximately 5-8 Inches In Total Head To Fishtail 
  • Adults Can Reach Lengths Of 7-9 Inches At Full Sexual Maturity
  • Feeding On Calcium Dusted Insects


  • Prehistoric Appearance That Features Armor Plating Used To Scare Away Predators
  • Naturally From Indonesia And The Island Of New Guinea
  • These Lizards Prefer A Very High Humidity And Cooler Temperatures 
  • Males Are Slightly Larger Than Females As Adults
  • Very Unique Scaling On Toe Pads To Determine Sex

If you’re a reptile enthusiast looking to add an exotic and unique species to your collection, the Red Eyed Crocodile Skink is a great choice. Known for its distinctive appearance and fascinating behavior, this species has gained popularity among hobbyists in recent years. In this guide, we’ll provide you with everything you need to know about buying and caring for a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink.

Overview of Red Eyed Crocodile Skink

  • Appearance

The Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale (Tribolonotus gracilis) is a small lizard species native to Papua New Guinea. It has a unique appearance, with dark brown or black scales covering its body, bright red eyes, and a wide, flattened head. Its name comes from the scaly ridges on its back that resemble the skin of a crocodile.

  • Behavior

Red Eyed Crocodile Skinks for sale are active, social lizards that enjoy climbing and exploring their environment. They are mostly nocturnal and will spend the majority of their day hiding in crevices or under objects. They have a unique defense mechanism, where they will flatten their body and raise their tail when threatened, making them look larger and more intimidating.

  • Buying a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale

Subheading: Where to buy When looking to buy a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink, it’s important to find a reputable breeder or pet store. You can search for local breeders or pet stores online, or attend reptile shows and expos to meet breeders in person. It’s essential to ensure that the seller is knowledgeable about the species and can provide you with accurate information on their care requirements.

  • Cost

The cost of a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale  varies depending on factors such as age, gender, and coloration. On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $100 to $300 for a healthy specimen.

Caring for a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink

  • Habitat

Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale are arboreal and require a tall enclosure with plenty of branches, foliage, and hiding spots. A terrarium measuring at least 18 inches in length, 18 inches in width, and 24 inches in height is suitable for one adult. It’s important to maintain a temperature gradient of 75-85°F during the day and 65-75°F at night, with a humidity level of 70-80%.

  • Diet

Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale are omnivorous and require a varied diet consisting of live insects, such as crickets, roaches, and mealworms, as well as fruit and vegetables. It’s essential to supplement their diet with calcium and vitamin D3 to prevent metabolic bone disease.

  • Health

concerns Red Eyed Crocodile Skinks are generally hardy and disease-resistant when provided with proper care. However, they are susceptible to common reptile health issues such as respiratory infections, parasites, and shedding problems. Regular check-ups with a reptile veterinarian are recommended.

Why Buy a red eyed skink for sale from us

Our Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale are fascinating creatures that make great pets for the right person. If you’re considering purchasing a turtles , it’s important to consider the space requirements, diet and nutrition, temperament and behavior, and cost before making a decision. With proper care and attention, a skink can provide years of companionship and entertainment.

At our pet store, we offer a variety of Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale to meet your needs. Our skinks are all healthy, captive-bred animals that have been carefully selected for their quality and temperament. We also offer a variety of supplies and equipment to ensure that you have everything you need to provide the best possible care for your new pet.

If you’re interested in purchasing a Red Eyed Crocodile Skink for sale, please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information. Our knowledgeable staff can answer any questions you may have and help you choose the right skink for your lifestyle and needs.


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