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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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We made our cage after getting 4. It's a bit over the top but I can get in and play with my babies even when not bonded.
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Diesel and Sparkie enjoying dinner
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Glider pile
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Latest forum posts

Nail clipping/ bonding issues
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I want to make one additional comment. we had a colony of 5, 4 of them had been together before we got them for a long time, we added a 5th. after several years 2 colonies was to much and we s...
My sugar glider are fighting and I don't know why
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
it's very hard to know without seeing them. I have a colony of 6, gus is the leader, at night he will sometimes chase others, he is always chattering his teeth (making a clicking noise) at the oth...
Quick food question
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
www.sugar-gliders.com/glidervet-60.htm
this page has glider fruits and veggies with the c/p ratio. the higher the calcium the better. critterlove.com also has 5 recipes for a balance fruits and ve...
Best cage? (Debating between two)
 Cjwilcox says...

Above is the link to a pic of my cage. Its home made but very safe.
New suggie Papa from Texas
 CindyK says...
Hi TXWolf, We are about to pick up two little girls in September, in TX. How are your cutie pies doing now?
Dark room during the day?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would install, most likely in the center of ceiling, something that would be DAYLIGHT bright. have it on a timer so it's on during the day and off at night. but I also have a small nightlight on ...
Teeth
 Oliveandquinoa says...
Has anyone ever had their gliders teeth professionally cleaned by their vet?
Whistling sound in sleep?
 acadenas says...
Hi, I heard a faint sound coming from my boys' cage this morning and checked it out. Both are curled up asleep in their pouch, but one of them is making a soft whistling noises (for lack of a better ...
Female sugar glider being mean towards male sugar glider :(
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
this is a hard one. if you say "it sounds ok to leave them together" and one gets hurt, you would be mad. So I will say. my wife has done 6 to 8 introductions with many size groups. almost all...
Hlp with after surgery
 Effsan says...
Hi there, Do prepare a 'ward cage' for your baby. A 1-foot high hamster cage / aquarium should do, with comfortable size. Ideally an aquarium type is better for resting but a deep hamster cage with ...
 

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Wodent wheel tragedy
 Kimdunn1969@yahoo.com says...
Do you have a Woden wheel ? We just lost one of our girls that we have had for 5 years she must have been trapped by it as we found her trapped - our other glider is fine but that have been together f...
Dry skin
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys,

I just wanted to find out if anyone has any advice on dry skin.

My boy Axl who is currently injured and doesnt have full use of his back legs (dont worry have been to the vet and we are...
How big should a cage be for 6 gliders?
 Jazz4395 says...
My dad is going to build a sugar glider cage and I was wondering how big it should be? I have limited space and Im going to make it higher instead of wider. The gliders dont fight and the males are ...
Vet Care Help.
 Sleepybear says...
So recently we rescued a glider, we did have to pay for her but it was worth it as the previous owner would not reduce price for vet care after stating that the glider was injured. When the previous o...
Is this normal
 Oliveandquinoa says...
I have had my neutered male and female for almost 6 months now and Ive noticed that the male is sometimes rough with my female. I have also noticed a hissing with what sounds like a reverse sneezing...
Not enough suggie resources in japan!
 Firefix says...
I am not new to suggies and have always made their food (had 4 when I was younger). Im at a lost living in japan, I had 4 babies dumped on me from watching them. They have always been on pellets. I w...
Sugar glider ate a whole cockroach
 Lindanga says...
So I'm taking care of this sugar glider for a friend. I've done my research and all so I make sure to deliver her just as healthy as the day she was brought to me. Her companion is on the way so she w...
4 Females, 2 Males ?
 Jazz4395 says...
I have a colony of a male, a female and their two daughters. They recently had twins - a girl and boy. I would like to keep both of them because they are very sweet but I dont know if it would work ...
My baby died
 Boltsmom1210 says...
Two weeks ago my husband and I adopted a 3 month old sugar glider that we named lightning so our other suggie, bolt, could have a brother. This morning he was climbing around the cage like normal, we...
Nail trimming
 PebblesAndBambam says...
One of my gliders is very timid and doesnt let me touch her much at all. Her nails are getting long and Im so worried that shell get stuck on something and get hurt. I put trim tracks in the wheel ...

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