Blue Tongue Skinks Cost A Lot More Than Your Average Pet, But They'Re A Great Starting Pet If You Don'T Want To Spend A Lot

A Blue Tongue Skink is a unique reptile.

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Although it may not be a great starting pet if you’ve never had a reptile before, these little creatures aren’t too difficult to care for. There are a few costs associated with ownership of Blue Tongue Skinks. : Blue Tongue Skinks are usually taken on by reptile lovers who know they have what it takes to care for these animals.

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Northern Blue Tongue Skinks will cost $250 at most. Rarer Skinks will be more expensive, but they are not very common for adoption. : If you want a Blue Tongue Skink with a history, you will likely have to go to a breeder.


Some of the cheaper Blue Tongue Skinks can cost as little as $150. Rarer Skinks can cost up to $5,000. : A Blue Tongue Skink Care Supplies and Costs Guide is available at Huron Pet Supply.


Blue Tongue Skinks are available at the following prices: $100-500 for a tank, $50-75 for a humidifier, $15-20 for a bulb and $20-40 for a brush. : The most expensive part of owning a Blue Tongue Skink is its food and diet.

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You can expect to pay between $25 and $50 a month on its food. Blue Tongue Skinks are herbivores. They need fresh vegetables. The Blue Tongue Skink's grooming is very minimal. You should not have to pay anything per month to maintain its grooming. A trip to the vet alone will likely cost between $100 and $150. Exotic pet medication is very expensive. : Blue Tongue Skinks can be a bit pricey because they are an exotic pet.

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Environmental maintenance can cost anywhere from $0 to $50 a month. Blue Tongue Skinks are way more affordable than other animals because they do not need entertainment. Since exotic pet medication is so expensive, pet insurance can help you out. If your Blue Tongue Skink is healthy, you should pay for its food and monthly cleaning. With these prices in mind, you will most likely be paying under $100 per month. Pet insurance and Vet bills will make that price go up. Because of how expensive medication can be for these types of animals, we definitely recommend pet insurance. : Blue Tongue Skinks are budget-friendly pets once you get past the initial price.

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If you spend a bit on proper lighting, food, and nutrients, you likely won’t have to spend any big vet bills until the end of the Skink's life. Blue Tongue Skinks are very expensive. They can cost as much as $5000 for the Skink and $700 for the initial supplies. It’s highly imperative to purchase everything the pet needs before buying the Skink itself. You might need to save a couple of months beforehand. .

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