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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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2- two month old siblings
 gliderloverforever says...
Congrats on your new gliders! The babies are old enough to eat grown up food. They are weaned from their mothers around 8 weeks and don't need a milk substitute. As far as what to feed them, pick a st...
New to having a joey
 Jeff01051 says...
My Sugar glider sneaks around in the cage. Moves slow with extreme caution when Im near.
New glider
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
ok, so after quarantine you do not introduce them. (there is a procedure write up somewhere on this site and others on other websites.) you start scent training to get the gliders used to each other...
Temporary HPW replacement while order arrives
 gliderloverforever says...
Um. What I do when I run out and don't have another batch available is to just give the gliders some cooked eggs for protein along with the fruits and veggies. they've always been ok. If it's only for...
Aggressive biting after 6 years
 gliderloverforever says...
Hmm strange. Is he getting enough to eat? Maybe he's hungry. Does he have enough toys and stimulation in his cage?
Are we doing this right?
 gliderloverforever says...
You are doing an amazing job with bonding. Tux is scent marking you and claiming you for his own when he pees on you. From what you've written here, you are doing wonderfully well.
Black nail tip
 gliderloverforever says...
I'm so sorry for your loss.
OTC Sedation Medication
 water95 says...
Hi everyone. My glider is a male about 135 grams. I've traveled with him many times before by bus and car. Most recently, I took him on an Amtrak where I thought he'd just sleep the whole time (3 hour...
back foot/hand circulation cut by string < 2 hrs
 seiya5 says...
Hello, I was out of the house for about two hrs and found my sugar glider with its back foot/hand caught in some strong from the inner lining of his pouch. We suspect it was less than two hrs. Now a...
Stressing over suggie diet :((
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
Many people love the BML diet. I have never used it. I found I didn't like making the TPG diet and didn't like it overall, but many use it. I started next with critterlove complete. that was...
 

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2 month old babies
 Mkpage319 says...
I have 2 two month old siblings. Are they still supposed to be on milk? Gliderpidea mentioned they are weaned at 16 weeks. Should I be giving them a milk substitute? I bought baby food and added a lit...
Sugar Glider siblings
 Mkpage319 says...
Hello All, I had a geriatric glider of 11 years, received her @ 3 yrs of age. She past today. I purchased two 2 month old babies yesterday. (I hvnt had babies) One male and one female. I was reading i...
Looking for gliders in Colorado
 mcrmygirl15 says...
I recently adopted a female from someone who was unable to take care of her, and I am looking to adopt a single glider so she is not alone. Does anyone know of places in Colorado or breeders?
Bonding
 AmandaPanda says...
My bf and I both have a glider. I have a male. He has a female. Unfortunately we dont live with one another. We got them bonded yesterday when they were just introduced for maybe the 4th time. Still ...
Please help Glider nail trimming
 Sully-shugie-mom says...
So Ive recently come across a handful of people on here with nail trimming and I wanted to know what the easiest way to trim nails is when both my gliders bite at anything to do with their nails and ...
Feel Lost
 LoganHam says...
Im feeling lost lately. I have two female sugar gliders, one that is 4 years old (Popi) and one that is 1 year old (Taz). Ive had Popi almost her entire life, she had cage mate for over two years bu...
HELP glider acting strange
 Dvasqu14 says...
Sugar glider stopped eating playing moving two days ago. I stayed up one night with him and he began having seizure-like spasms. Took him to the vet and his blood tests returned normal as far as his g...
Dying sugar glider
 Lovemypocketpets says...
Hi, everyone! I have a 6 month old female sugar gliders named Lilo, shes been making this coughing noise and keeps opening her mouth as if shes trying to get something out, she hasnt eaten for 3 da...
Mean glider
 Nikkiegizmo says...
Hi all ! First post here. I have 2 female gliders, Gizmo who is 5 and Gadget who is 1. Gadget is a sweet girl I have no problems with her. Gizmo is a different story I have had her 2 years and I dont...
Introducing two females
 redhead174900 says...
Hi all,

I currently have one female glider that has lost her friend :( . I am thinking about adopting another female friend for her but I have only ever had a male and female together. Are there a...

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