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Fire Skink
Fire Skink

Live reptiles available only in Petco stores. Selection varies by store. Check your local store for availability.

Fire Skink

Fire Skink

Fire Skinks are named for their beautifully-colored patterns. These skinks are smooth-scaled lizards that are active and alert most during the daytime. They are docile and can be skittish at first, but they are easy to tame and handle. Keep them in a 20-gallon terrarium with no more than one other skink and provide low climbing and hiding places. The more comfortable they feel in their habitat, the more active and adventurous they will be!

Fire Skink

Available for sale in Petco stores.

Native To: Western Africa

Adult Size: 10-14"

Temperature: 72-95°F

Care Level: Beginner

Scientific Name: Mochlus fernandi

Most Active During: Daytime (diurnal)

Life Span: 10+ years

Eats: Crickets and mealworms.

  • Fire Skinks shed their skin underwater.
  • The molting is done in patches by shedding small pieces of skin one by one.

SKU: 542962

Fire Skink
Available in Petco stores

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