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sugar glider
What is a sugar glider?
A sugar glider is a small, nocturnal, arboreal marsupial native to Australia and Indonesia.
Are sugar gliders a good pet for you?
As with any animal, sugar gliders have certain drawbacks that you should consider. Cleaning cages, costs, veterinary access, tempermant and more are all things to be considered. You can read more about the drawbacks of sugar gliders and find more information in the Gliderpedia.
What do I feed my sugar glider?
See Diet in the Gliderpedia.
Where can I learn more about this animal?
The Gliderpedia is a searchable encyclopedia full of information about sugar gliders.
Looking for a sugar glider?
Click here to find homeless sugar gliders.
Looking to buy a cage or other supplies?
We have some links to popular items for keeping sugar gliders as pets.
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Latest forum posts

Cage Size
 Ambrosia says...
I was wondering if these cage sizes would be appropriate. I know the width and heights are all moderately okay but I'm having a hard time finding a cage with a larger depth. But I was wondering if it ...
Getting a second one while owning an unbonded baby?
 Leela says...
you'r already her slave lol Just remember to not put a time frame on "bonding" or have expectations of her. They all come around in their own time enjoy her and you both will learn what works a...
Gliders stopped coming out of pouch?
 kidqwik says...
Sounds like this.. You look for them, they're still asleep, you go to bed, they wake up and play, they go to bed, you wake up, and they're already back in bed. :-)
Safe toys
 mcannon29664 says...
Thanks for the quick response!
Huggies Natural Care Wipes
 Ballistic_Glider says...
I wouldn't recommend it.. because I'm not sure with the chemicals if it is safe. I recommend the spray BYK and Scoria are talking about (I use it too) or warm/hot water with Dawn Soap.
Tent time
 Ballistic_Glider says...
I do tent time right around sunset (7:00-7:30). Mine usually last anywhere from 20-60 minutes because they need to eat after that. Most people prefer 30 minutes to 2 hours.
Petting
 Ballistic_Glider says...
My two girls will fall asleep to me petting them sometimes. If you're close with them, they will probably let you pet their bellies. One of my gliders loves belly pets. It does depend on the glider bu...
Mom and dad not eating after Joey's o.o.p.
 Coley says...
I'm getting worried this is the second night my babies haven't eaten. Joey's cam o.o.p today not completely they're still going back and forth. It's like mom and dad just dont want to leave their pouc...
is this a good diet?
 Leela says...
Why did you settle on this particular method of feeding? Personally I would not feed this way, and I really don't know a lot of people that do either. At one time this method of feeding was done mo...
What is a glider safe sealant/coating?
 Vi_Woolsey says...
I currently have one baby, Eddie, after his brother, Crash, passed away a few months ago. I am unsure of the real cause and can only believe it's because he chewed on my dresser. I do not know the typ...
 

Latest journal entries

Selling joeys
 gogogo202 says...
My two joeys are getting to the age to be sold but the thing is we don't know how to sell them in the area . So it could be nice if people could comment some ways to sell them please and thank you!
Sugar glider Diet
 Bandits mother says...
Hello! I have a suggie and am wondering can I give my little boy Organic Wasabi Seaweed snacks. It's 25 calories per a serving but I am only planing on giving him a small corner so it would be much le...
Not Bonding?
 KailahK says...
I have two sugar gliders;
One neutered male I've had for about 2 years now, and one not neutered male I got after the other boy's cage mate passed away.

My issue right now is that they're not bon...
Is she pregnant?
 NebulasDad says...

So I've noticed two little lumps in Novas pouch recently, but I can't really tell if they're joeys or not,any help would be appreciated. For some reason the picture of her won't upload so if you thi...
Is she pregnant?
 NebulasDad says...

So I've noticed two little lumps in Novas pouch recently, but I can't really tell if they're joeys or not,any help would be appreciated. For some reason the picture of her won't upload so if you thi...
Picked Up My 3rd Glider Today
 Scoria says...
I picked up my 3rd glider today. He was on a pelleted diet and a bit worse for wear with balding on his tail from overgrooming and a bit on his face as well. He appears to move fine with no signs of H...
Is this normal?
 Josiesgliders says...
So, ive had my sugar gliders, Lucifer and Nathaniel, for almost four months now. Im a first time sugar glider owner, so i think at first i was a little too scared to handle them a lot since i didnt...
How many yogurt drops it to much
 volleyballgal says...
My lily loves yogurt drops but she is so good all the time so i give her like 3 a day like when she is patient when new people are holding her or for a snack or another reward. How many is too much I ...
gizmo update
 zmyr88 says...
We took him the other day to the vet. they were surprised at his recovery (actually thought we were taking him to be put down).
gizmo is still underweight I think but is seemingly doing stable. he i...
Bad day
 Jojodavdav says...
I have 4 sugar gliders. One in specific was bonded to me the most of all 4. Grape. She would fit under my door so I started wedging it shut with towels and draft stops so she would stop. She would com...

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