> Also, just for the record, axolotls aren't amphibian
I think you'll find that they are.
The Axolotl - Aztecs and axolotls
but back to the topic at hand.
blue tongue skinks are really nice. There is a lot of debate about diet but are less hassle than dragons, and basically eat stuff from tescos. Once they have been handled a bit they are very sociable.
BTSs are quite a bit more expensive o buy, but the running costs are quite a bit cheaper.