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Citrus

Postby Suzle87 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:47 am

Found this food list on a Facebook group and just wondered if anyone had ever fed their skink citrus rind/peel? I would never have even thought of it til I saw this so just wondered what everyone thought
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Re: Citrus

Postby splashy07 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:03 am

I wouldn't consider skinks an herbivore, and the acidic content in rinds/peels could cause issues. I wouldn't even think about it. And unless one hundred percent sure they're organic, rinds/peels could have pesticide residue. I'd also question their nutritional value.
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Re: Citrus

Postby Suzle87 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:08 am

splashy07 wrote:I wouldn't consider skinks an herbivore, and the acidic content in rinds/peels could cause issues. I wouldn't even think about it. And unless one hundred percent sure they're organic, rinds/peels could have pesticide residue. I'd also question their nutritional value.

Thanks splashy, you seem to have confirmed my thoughts!
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Re: Citrus

Postby alichamp » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:06 pm

The food chart on this forum is much better being specific to blue tongue skinks. :ohyes:
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BTS are definitely not herbivores.
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Re: Citrus

Postby Suzle87 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:56 pm

Yeh I always go off the one on here, it’s awesome, the amount of times I have it open on my phone while shopping is amusing haha.
Just goes to show though on Facebook groups etc the amount of incorrect info going around. I know that blueys need their protein etc aswell and aren’t herbivores I just thought that was giving ideas of veg etc so worth a look, but now I know better.

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