Gut Loading, Glider “Love Bites”, Transferable Diseases

Frequently Asked Question: Gut Loading By Dr. C. Last month’s article on nutrition certainly created a lot of questions from our subscribers, but by far the number one question concerned gut loading.  When you buy live insects from a pet store or a mail order house, the insects are usually underfed.  This cuts down on the poop and …

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Sugar Glider Nectar (Glideraide), Dear Arnold, Electrolytes

Frequently Asked Question: Sugar Glider Nectar or Glideraid? By Lisa  We have received a ton of email asking our opinion on the use of Sugar Glider Nectar, and similarly branded Glideraid products.  We have tried a wide variety of products in this category, including Nekton, Glideraid, Gliderade, Glider Gold and Sugar Glider Nectar. After testing …

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Sugar Glider Color Variations – Part II, Dear Arnold, Revisiting Diet

Color Variations – Part II Information Provided By Judie Hausmann It is a great pleasure to bring you information this month from a long time member of the glider community and breeder of specialized colors.  Color breeding has not traditionally been a focus here at SunCoast, but it’s a topic that many are interested in …

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Breeding Glider Trios Part 2, Dear Arnold, Dealing with Picky Eaters

Keeping Gliders in Colonies of Three or More – Part 2 By Lisa Last month we started off our discussion of keeping gliders in groups larger than pairs and touched on some of the more positive reasons for considering such a setup.  To review that article, click here.  This month, we thought it prudent to advise …

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Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder, Dealing with Picky Eaters Part II

Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder – Part I   Part 2   Part 3 By Lisa and Arnold Ah! What a life!  Get up every morning and play with critters!  Do a little cleaning and feeding, play with some more critters!  Feeling a bit stressed out?  Go play with some baby critters!  The life of an animal breeder is …

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