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Fresh Water For Sugar Gliders

Provide fresh, clean water for pet sugar gliders.

By Audrey Pavia

Daily fresh water is critical for sugar gliders because they can become dangerously dehydrated without it for even a day. Small mammal water bottles can be used to provide water to sugar gliders as they are less likely than a dish to be contaminated with urine, feces or food. The bottles should be routinely inspected for leakage and should be cleaned with biodegradable soap and hot water at least once a week.

At least two water bottles should be provided in the cage.

Water bowls are less prone to leaking and are more natural and more easily accepted. They allow water to get soiled easily, however, and require frequent cleaning.


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good info
Ryan, Chicago, IL
Posted: 3/27/2009 4:28:58 AM
good article.
mary, ptld, ME
Posted: 7/24/2008 3:36:15 AM
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