Reptile Species

African Black-Throat Skink

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Species Name

  • African Black-Throat Skink

Latin Name

  • Euprepis sp.

Family

  • Scincidae

Origin

  • Africa

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • tropical

Temperature

  • 85 degrees F

Minimum House Size

  • 20 gallon long

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 9"

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • Carnivore

Aggressiveness

  • medium

Temperament

  • adults only

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 2-4"

Size-Medium

  • 4-8"

Size-Large

  • 8-9"