General Tree Skink care for Emerald Tree Skinks (Lamprolepis smaragdina) and Solomon Island Black Tree Skinks (Emoia nigra). Additional research may apply
Intro to the Tree Skink Tree Skinks are small, diurnal, arboreal lizards. The most commonly kept varities are Emerald Tree Skinks (Lamprolepis smaragdina) and Solomon Island Black Tree Skinks (Emoia nigra). They can get just under a foot long and they can live around 5+ years in captivity. Tree Skinks are shy animals, but with patience and work they can be rewarding pets.
Tree Skinks For Sale in the Pet TradeTree Skinks growing in popularity, though Captive Bred animals are not readily available. Wild Caught Imported Animals are commonly brought into the USA. Imported animals may have a negative stigma, these are brought in legally with proper paperwork and in quantities that are allowed through governing laws. If you are passionate about tree skinks, breeding these may be a great opportunity for you!