Reptile Species

Emerald Tree Skink

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Species Name

  • Emerald Tree Skink

Common Name

  • Green Tree Skink

Latin Name

  • Dasia smaragdina

Family

  • Scincidae

Origin

  • Indonesia

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • tropical

Temperature

  • 82F

Minimum House Size

  • 10 gal

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 10"

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • general community

Diet

  • Carnivore

Temperament

  • child safe

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 1.5-3"

Size-Medium

  • 3-6"

Size-Large

  • 6-8"

Size-Extra Large

  • 8 +"