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Feb 13 2010
08:44:02 AM
I was just wondering if it is safe to feed gliders earthworms? The only pet store around me with live meal worms is like an hour away, so it will be a few days until i go out there... but i have nightcrawlers that i feed my catfish, can i give one to them?
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Feb 13 2010
09:08:04 AM
Jaclyn13 Fuzzy Wuzzy GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit Jaclyn13's Photo Album Jaclyn13's Journal AZ, USA 1359 Posts

Edited by - Jaclyn13 on Feb 13 2010 09:12:10 AM
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Feb 13 2010
11:42:25 AM
Rita Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit Rita's Photo Album Rita's Journal MO, USA 12214 Posts
Please dont feed them night crawlers. Have you ever felt how thick the slime is on those? Plus you dont know where they came from, what they were being fed or kept in and how old they are. Same goes for the earthworms.


Yes, gliders love mealworms, but they wont die if they dont eat them. Mealworms are a tasty treat but are very high in fat and low in protein.
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Feb 13 2010
11:54:05 AM
kazko Little Bunny FooFoo GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kazko's Photo Album kazko's Journal TX, USA 6688 Posts
I wouldnt.
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Feb 13 2010
12:13:39 PM
Rita Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit Rita's Photo Album Rita's Journal MO, USA 12214 Posts
quote:
Originally posted by Jaclyn13

http://books.google.com/books?id=Mpbxogor78QC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=can+sugar+gliders+eat+earthworms&source=web&ots=djuCVh6yWj&sig=xbJnW9flo-hhJSKopABA5BcZ4ww&hl=en#v=onepage&q=can%20sugar%20gliders%20eat%20earthworms&f=false


yes they can, and nightcrawlers are sick! I found a link to a sugar glider book to show you proof. It is interesting if you read some of it



Jaclyn13, altho this book is one of the best out there for glider information (I also have it) - keep in mind it was written in 1997. Glider research has come a long way since then so everything in the book may not deem true today.
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