All gerbils: the cure for your gerbil diet

Pet gerbils eat a variaty of different things, but what is healthy and what is not for your pet gerbils is another thing. Gerbils eat foods such as: PeanutsSeedsFruitVegetables These are all healthy for gerbils. There are some foods that are not healthy for gerbils and should be avoided at all costs, of the food […]

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Pet gerbils eat a variaty of different things, but what is healthy and what is not for your pet gerbils is another thing. Gerbils eat foods such as:

  • Peanuts
  • Seeds
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables

These are all healthy for gerbils. There are some foods that are not healthy for gerbils and should be avoided at all costs, of the food in the above foods are bad for your pets and gerbils, can gerbils eat strawberries for the health and well being of your pet gerbil. The bad foods listed below and so will be preferred to choose and more common foods for your pet gerbils.

Seeds gerbils can eat

Seeds are another food that gerbils love, seeds, such as:

  • Sun Flower
  • Pumpkin
  • Sesame
  • Other seeds

They are an ideal choice for a healthy diet hamster, although the one shown with gerbils nuts applies here,

  • Salty
  • Spicy
  • Cooked

Seeds are not the best choice and can be toxic to gerbils.

Another note is that flower seeds, like the sun, with a soft shell and seeds can be left in shell like a gerbil chewing through them also wearing their teeth at the same time as they would in their natural environment.

When feeding your seeds or nuts gerbils store it is always a good idea to read the ingredients list and packaging to make sure it is not part of their flavorings.

Nuts gerbils can eat:

Nuts are delicious gerbils, but giving them walnuts gerbils matter what you give them so … while walnuts are nuts generally safe foods that humans can eat and walnut gerbils can eat are different.

Love Gerbils:

  • Peanuts
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Pecan
  • Macadamia
  • Brazil

Nuts as much as the next person, these are all very healthy for gerbils too! What to watch out for is the fact that most of the nuts in the regular store foood department are:

  • Salty
  • Cooked
  • Spicy

and all of these things are not good for gerbils, in fact these things can often be toxic and sometimes deadly for gerbils. Cooked nuts are the least affending above are still unhealthy for pet gerbils, salty being the next worst on the list, while nutty flavor takes the lead with the worst nut to give a gerbil.

A note about apples:

While apples are an awesome pet gerbils delight, apple seeds on the other hand are truly toxic to gerbils. Feel free to have a few spindled pet gerbils juicy part of the apple don’t give them your heart, the seeds are poisonous.

Fruit gerbils can be eaten

Fresh fruit, such as:

  • Apple
  • Bananna
  • Cherry
  • Kiwi
  • Avacodo
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Plums

They are a gerbils delight! They love, are healthy for them and keep their skin clean and shiny coat. It also keeps your mind active and you stay active and ultimately healthy.

Vegetable gerbils can eat

Vegetables likes:

  • Cabbage
  • Lettuce
  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • pepper
  • Green bean
  • Peas
  • Carrots
  • Corn

They are all very healthy for gerbils, eat veggies such as gerbil prior disease and keep rot clean and healthy.

Store bought Gerbil food

They store bought mixes are great food for gerbils, gerbils should actually be fed.

Food mixes that they say are made for gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs are all good food mixes for gerbils to eat. Looking at gerbil foods that contain lots of nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables.

Food Preparation:

Fruits and vegetables must be washed to remove any harmful surface substances or pesticides from the surface they produce. Wash produce clean, hot water, brush to remove dirt.

Note: Remove all fresh food after 2-4 hours of caging to prevent gerbils from eating rotten products.

Nuts, seeds and mixes store bought foods must put in the freezer Before being sent to the gerbil, for at least 5 hours, overnight would be best. This is because (store bought brands especially) can sometimes have small errors in the mix, or eggs, putting food in the freezer to kill insects or eggs that may or may not be there. Yes gerbils get these insects can cause discomfort, disease and extreme cases, even death, so please be cautious and freeze foods.

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