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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

new member of the family
 Candy says...
If they have slept together all day and got along for the night, they are probably going to be just fine - and best buddies. You may want to keep an ear out for a few nights, but if they were going t...
Cute Pics inspired by Marisa0820
 NerdyHails says...
Aww white tip!
please help carrying female without male
 rustypossumfart says...
Since she is new to your home, it is better if you keep her separated and not try to introduce her to your other gliders yet. This can not only stress her out, it could also endanger the joeys, since ...
Pregnant glider without the dad?
 rustypossumfart says...
Small cuts like that usually heal up by themselves, you can treat with neosporin to avoid an infection. Still, is always good to pay the vet a visit if you are not sure, not only about the wound, but ...
Funny pics of Meiko
 marisa0820 says...
No! I did it on purpose because I noticed he was showing off his "teef" so I kinda did a little buck tooth to match It's my favorite picture of him!! Lol
fresh sugar cane..
 rustypossumfart says...
I offer sugar cane as a treat. I cut the stalk at the joint, and that joint in half. You can either serve the half in a plate or hang it in their cage (they get more enjoyment out of this option). As...
rescue glider
 Candy says...
When you introduce them in neutral territory, have a clean (or new) pouch for them to go into if they seem to be OK with each other. If they settle down and sleep together, then put them (in the pouc...
My female with joeys isn't eating much after male died ! Help!
 astockd1 says...
If you don't put them together, make another post to see what everyone has to say about helping your girl raise them alone. You'll have to put extra work into it every night and monitor them closely. ...
Pricing for sugar gliders? Should I rehome?
 rustypossumfart says...
Both girls seem to have come from bad situations. Unfortunately, gliders like yours tend to be the ones that get rehomed over and over again, because of their "bad personalities". Mimzy has already ...
Chubby sugies?
 Candy says...
Which of the various HPW products are you using? Did you mix it in a blender? Are you freezing it in a large container or in ice cube trays?
 

Latest journal entries

mating question
 heymaaa says...
are sugar gliders started mating yesterday and was at it off and on for over 12 hours is that normal?
Fighting
 Mikaandlolli says...
I have 2 female sugar gliders. One names mika who is 8 months and lolli who is 3 months. When I first introduced them they got along pretty well but the longer it's been since lolli joined our family ...
Petting
 Animal lover 51 says...
Ok so it has been about 4 weeks since I have had Candy and Dess they don't bite me anymore and they fall asleep in my hands while they are asleep I pet their chests and heads they love to be held when...
Very confused need help... With feedings
 Hope says...
Hello I'm new on here & I'm so confused due to all the different options on here. I had a sugar Glider that we rescued from a flea market in Florida for a little over ten years named Shelby. She was i...
Playing
 Animal lover 51 says...
Candy hates me but has a little bit of trust. Instead of gliding to get away she glides to me. Dess also glides but only to me thanks to his shyness.
Lil Dipper's first glide!
 lunasmomma says...
tonight while playing with my babies, dipper jumped from my shoulder over to a hanging towel! I have had all my babies for about 3 years now and have never seen her glide. she is a little chunker (hea...
Glider water question
 Glidergir1 says...
Hi I'm new to this website so sorry if I'm putting this on the wrong forum. Can I use my refrigerator water for my gliders? That's the water i drink. And if I happen to have to take my glider somewher...
Just curious
 Hcheek says...
Seeing some of the other posts and questions and talking with other glider owners I know I'm a little confused about mine. I've only had her about 3 weeks and she will nibble at my finger if I have gr...
LOST SUGAR GLIDER!
 SydneySirois says...
So ive had my sugar glider for like 2 months and he was really just getting wicked bonded to me and today hes roaming around the living room like he always does and all of a sudden i look up and hes g...
Proving Difficult
 suggiemom02 says...
As much as it stinks having to sell the gliders it is proving very difficult. We paid 225 for everything they came with, plus we have probably 30$ worth of stuff we bought seperate. Our asking price i...

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