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Can you give too much calcium?
Can you give too much calcium?
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Sep 24 2018
02:53:53 PM
So I ended up with a pair of 1 year old (so I'm told) girls. Neighbor died. They have been living off pellets and mealworms only. I tried making a nice staple diet but they won't touch anything except meal worms I use for bonding. I'm currently keeping the pellets in the cage so they don't starve, and I'm adding calcium to their staple diet. While I'm slowly switching them over to a staple only diet I am worried they might get too much calcium between the pellets (which is already high in calcium) and adding a supplement to the staple diet.. But I also don't want to stop adding the supplement so they're not getting enough calcium. These babies really only like mealworms! lol
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Sep 25 2018
12:05:14 AM
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Until they start eating their staple properly, stop treating them with mealworms and use other things as treat (pieces of fruits...).
It is possible to give them too much calcium, which is as bad as not enough as it causes calcification of tissues and joints.
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Sep 25 2018
06:58:26 AM
Pearson Joey 32 Posts
What died are you trying them on? Maybe try a different diet if they refuse to eat this one?
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Can you give too much calcium?

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Can you give too much calcium?