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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

Going on vacation without gliders, what should i do?
 sunglider says...
Stop worrying it sounds like your handling everything well. Also tell your glider babysitter to make sure she fully locks the cage after getting gliders out or feeding them. Just a tip Relax and en...
Color transformation ! Pic
 marisa0820 says...
Here is a pic of my suggie changing colors due to his LGRS diet. (This is the only pic I have that really shows the color.) on the right, you see his cinnamon brown fur from his previous owners pellet...
Is there a complete list of vitamins and minerals gliders need?
 Candy says...
Unfortunately there is no list of recommended vitamin amounts for gliders. Human vitamins may not be a good balance for gliders. Calcium supplements vary in the amount of calcium per teaspoon and sh...
New Glider in the Fam!
 Candy says...
His color is likely to loose the "dirty" look and turn to a lighter grey after he has been on a good diet for a few months.
Mealworm colony???
 Pandepon says...
I decided to start a mealworm colony to save money and trips to the pet store. I simply bought a container of 100 mealworms and put the in a bin of wheat bran, oat bran, and whole oats. I feed them m...
Water bottle
 Minnesota Zoo says...
If the gliders are sleeping I would take out the water bottle, and put it in only if they are awake. You can offer them some apple slices or some cucumber (juicy f/v) just so they don't become dehyd...
Inactive and weak??
 Minnesota Zoo says...
Ok, that is interesting. First off I would get her back to the Vet and have another fecal test done, even if it came back clean...parasites hatch out in cycles and could have not been present in the...
Question About Color
 sunglider says...
Good for you for putting them on a good diet. I am very glad that right from the beginning of having my gliders I did my research and I really can tell that it has paid off. Their fur looks great an...
Second Time Joeys Lost...
 NerdyHails says...
Now that you have separated them... at this point i think you should not reintroduce them unless you are planning to neuter the dad and keep them as a pet only pair. To cause less stress it would be...
one over weight, one under weight?
 FlowerGlider says...
Hi! So I have two gliders, one I have had all her life and she has always been on the verge of being considered under weight. Before I got my second glider the vet would always ask if I fed her enoug...
 

Latest journal entries

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...
Calcium Help!?
 SugarMama96 says...
So I have bought my suggies a calcium supplement, and they hate it I put in there fruit puree that I make and they wont eat it, I don't put it in they slam on it so i know its not puree. . . What can ...
welcome home Mia
 ekova says...


little "MIA"


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Please help
 Lewisa says...
I am new to asking questions so anyone who could help me would be amazing. I have three gliders two females and one neutered male. Their names are meadow Lennon and Minnie. I first got meadow and she ...
Concerned
 JamieL says...
Just got two sugar gliders a few weeks ago, after a tragic loss of my Chuck escaping away from me at the camp ground- I had him almost a year, he ran up a tree, I cried and cried he wouldn't come down...
7/5/2014
 Leela says...
I put a new stuffed animal in Miss Leela's house, it was rather big but she loved it, however i moved it and had it to close to her running wheel causing her wheel to not move. She was not pleased!! ...
Bonding milestone
 Toodles_Jennie says...
Another night of tent time, noticed Jennie and Toodles might be jumping on me when scared so I put it to the test.... When I moved from one side of the tent to the other and when the kids startled the...
Sudden aggression between my 2 males ..
 britty_s says...
I am looking for some help and this is the story about my gliders.

I was introduced to my first male glider William. Before I had him he was in a cage with multiple other gliders and was not used ...
I'm a newbie with a sick baby
 mrsgrant1104 says...
My family and I added a sugar glider to our family a few days ago. Peaches is such a sweetie and is already so calm and loving towards the three of us. Her eating habits have been terrible (I think du...
First bite
 Toodles_Jennie says...
Received my first bite from the girls last night that actually drew blood. It was from Jennie but not from her being scared, they had treats throughout the tent and she gave me two "exploratory" bites...

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