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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 Glider Intros - When and How?
 Scoria says...
My newest glider has been in a cage next to the others for a few weeks. He was neutered recently and his scent is pretty much the same strength as theirs now. I switched their pouches yesterday and th...
Biting?
 Scoria says...
quote:Originally posted by keena127 So my female sugar glider is the sweetest out of all four of mine. She almost never crabs at me or gets frustrated or scared of me. She often tries to crawl up onto...
Gliders stopped coming out of pouch?
 Scoria says...
quote:Originally posted by heatherly quote:Originally posted by Leela lol your probably just missing them in the morning, mine are go in the pouch anywhere from 6 to 7 am 7 at the latest. Afternoon...
Air diffuser and essential oils?
 Scoria says...
I put a jar of water with a few drops of essential oils in it on a candle warmer to scent my house and it doesn't seem to bother them. I have not heard of it being bad for them in the tiny amounts bei...
Cage Size
 Leela says...
size wise, they are fine for gliders. The feeder doors would need ziptied to secure them. The cages are made with thin, flimsy wire. Which will rust sooner than heavier cages and are also a lot ...
Joey questions
 Leela says...
yw:) honey and yogurt is fine mom will clean and sometimes 'air out' her pouch like that, it's normal. I only saw my female do it once, it's weird
Getting a second one while owning an unbonded baby?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
my thoughts First your cousin... I have helped my wife with about 8 introductions, 1 and 1, 2 and 2, 2 and 6, etc. I'm a chicken, so I let her do most of the tub time, to separate out any fi...
Sugies need saved Elyria Ohio Best in Pets
 ShanesAddiction says...
Earlier today my friend and I checked out Best in Pets in Elyria Ohio. They had sugar gliders. I was unable to tell how many, at least 2 but possibly more. They were keeping them in a small bird cage,...
Safe toys
 mcannon29664 says...
Thanks for the quick response!
Huggies Natural Care Wipes
 Ballistic_Glider says...
I wouldn't recommend it.. because I'm not sure with the chemicals if it is safe. I recommend the spray BYK and Scoria are talking about (I use it too) or warm/hot water with Dawn Soap.
 

Latest journal entries

Selling joeys
 gogogo202 says...
My two joeys are getting to the age to be sold but the thing is we don't know how to sell them in the area . So it could be nice if people could comment some ways to sell them please and thank you!
Sugar glider Diet
 Bandits mother says...
Hello! I have a suggie and am wondering can I give my little boy Organic Wasabi Seaweed snacks. It's 25 calories per a serving but I am only planing on giving him a small corner so it would be much le...
Not Bonding?
 KailahK says...
I have two sugar gliders;
One neutered male I've had for about 2 years now, and one not neutered male I got after the other boy's cage mate passed away.

My issue right now is that they're not bon...
Is she pregnant?
 NebulasDad says...

So I've noticed two little lumps in Novas pouch recently, but I can't really tell if they're joeys or not,any help would be appreciated. For some reason the picture of her won't upload so if you thi...
Is she pregnant?
 NebulasDad says...

So I've noticed two little lumps in Novas pouch recently, but I can't really tell if they're joeys or not,any help would be appreciated. For some reason the picture of her won't upload so if you thi...
Picked Up My 3rd Glider Today
 Scoria says...
I picked up my 3rd glider today. He was on a pelleted diet and a bit worse for wear with balding on his tail from overgrooming and a bit on his face as well. He appears to move fine with no signs of H...
Is this normal?
 Josiesgliders says...
So, ive had my sugar gliders, Lucifer and Nathaniel, for almost four months now. Im a first time sugar glider owner, so i think at first i was a little too scared to handle them a lot since i didnt...
How many yogurt drops it to much
 volleyballgal says...
My lily loves yogurt drops but she is so good all the time so i give her like 3 a day like when she is patient when new people are holding her or for a snack or another reward. How many is too much I ...
gizmo update
 zmyr88 says...
We took him the other day to the vet. they were surprised at his recovery (actually thought we were taking him to be put down).
gizmo is still underweight I think but is seemingly doing stable. he i...
Bad day
 Jojodavdav says...
I have 4 sugar gliders. One in specific was bonded to me the most of all 4. Grape. She would fit under my door so I started wedging it shut with towels and draft stops so she would stop. She would com...

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