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Many available skinks!

Postby xxmonitorlizardxx » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:46 pm

Baby Meraukes(Normal): $400each
Baby Northern: $450each
Adult Eastern: $700each*SOLD OUT*
Adult Merauke(Normal): $250each*SOLD OUT*
Adult Axanthic Meraukes:
-lone female: $1500*SOLD OUT*
pair: $2500*SOLD OUT*
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Re: Many available skinks!

Postby splashy07 » Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:44 am

Gender, age and locale of your Easterns?
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Postby Susann » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:01 am

xxmonitorlizardxx wrote:-breeding pair: $2500
Since they have not produced offspring, you really can't call them a breeding pair...
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Postby xxmonitorlizardxx » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:01 am

Susann wrote:
xxmonitorlizardxx wrote:-breeding pair: $2500
Since they have not produced offspring, you really can't call them a breeding pair...

They're a pair of skinks and they breed?
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Postby Susann » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:22 pm

xxmonitorlizardxx wrote:They're a pair of skinks and they breed?
Is this a question to me? Well, then I'll answer with the limited knowledge I have:
No. They do not breed. Your "axanthic" trio of "Meraukes" have not ever produced offspring since they were imported into the US. Therefore they are not a breeding pair. You really shouldn't even call them a pair since, last I heard, you have not seen the "female" produce slugs --you just assumed that she slugged out since she did not produce babies after mating.

If you are going to call yourself a breeder, then the very least you could do is make sure you don't mislead buyers simply because you don't know the correct terminology.
I will give you the lesson again: When skinks "have sex", it is called MATING. When a male MATES the female, and the female produces offspring, then they have BRED. At that point they are a BREEDING pair, and at that point you have a skink you can label "female" when selling.
What you have is a MATING pair (which, as you well know, is no guarantee with BTS that the one on the bottom is female). You do not have a BREEDING pair.

Yes, two skinks are a pair of skinks, but in this industry when you say "a pair" it is understood by all that you are saying they are one male and one female.

Am I wrong? Do you have pictures of the female with her delivered slugs? (--Which still wouldn't make them a breeding pair, but it would make your claim of one of them being female valid.)
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Postby xxmonitorlizardxx » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:55 am

A simple misuse of terminology. They are a "mating pair".
I am as confident as I can be with the sexes without having seen babies be produced. The "mating" is not the only factor being used to determine sex.
That being said everyone who has shown interest has been made aware that they have not produced offspring.
However, thank you for the correction.
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Postby lk1010 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:18 pm

xxmonitorlizardxx wrote:Baby Meraukes(Normal): $400each
Baby Northern: $450each
Adult Eastern: $700each*SOLD OUT*
Adult Merauke(Normal): $250each
Adult Axanthic Meraukes:
-lone female: $1500
pair: $2500(sold)


Do you still have skinks available? What is the best way to contact you to get more specific information?
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Postby xxmonitorlizardxx » Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:09 pm

lk1010 wrote:
xxmonitorlizardxx wrote:Baby Meraukes(Normal): $400each
Baby Northern: $450each
Adult Eastern: $700each*SOLD OUT*
Adult Merauke(Normal): $250each
Adult Axanthic Meraukes:
-lone female: $1500
pair: $2500(sold)


Do you still have skinks available? What is the best way to contact you to get more specific information?

Yes, we do have some available still. The way to contact us is through Facebook.
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Re: Many available skinks!

Postby whaddaweirddog » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:23 am

Do you still have northerns available?

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