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Greetings from Florida #1420429
05/20/19 04:47 PM
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Hi - I am a new glider mom and could use some help on diet and such for my 3 new joey's - I have done a bunch of research but are a bit confused about some things - Also the person I got the joey's from was a bit untruthful but I am in this for the long hauls and would totally appreciate and and all guidence and help for you guys

thanks everyone


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420430
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You will find most here recommend the Critterlove diets. My four gliders love it and are happy and healthy.

Other considerations if you are new are to make sure your cage is big enough, that they have enough toys, and that you are working on bonding once they get settled.

Oh, and we always like pics.


Dobby :grey: Elric :wfb: Arwen :plat: Eilonwy :leu:
Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420431
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Hi and welcome to GC!!!
What diet do you have them on now?

I have fed BML, OHPW and Critter Love both complete and plus. Both with the recommended fresh salads.

If you click on the blue words like diet it will take you to more on that topic


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Dawn

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Be patient,
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Trust your journey....




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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420432
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Welcome to GliderCENTRAL!!

Critterlove is a great diet! It has been tested and continues to be tested with blood work from gliders that have been on it.

It offers the gliders a wide variety of fruits and vegetables with the five salad mixtures.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Stevie, Cho, Toothless & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman, Light Fury & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420436
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how can I tell they're true age? - 1 of the twins is brown and one is grey - they older one seems to be smaller (but older ) lol - its crazy I love them so much already - but can use lots of help lol


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420448
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Unless they are young (and smaller) it is hard to tell how old a glider is.


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420450
05/23/19 05:58 PM
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You can't go by that either. The pair of gliders that came in to my rescue last night are smaller than my 10 week old joeys.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Stevie, Cho, Toothless & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman, Light Fury & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420470
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Hello guys I am back,

took the boys to vet and everything is GREAT - still a bit to young to nueter - I now have 2 of the 3 boys taking treats out of my hands (yayaya) Question - can I add a little yoguirt in with the HPW complete - or like applesauce or something - one of my boys is very finicky and I was hoping by adding one of these two things it will help him eat it - the get their veggies and fruits every day - along with some mealworms (2 to 3 days) eggs and protien - advice????


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420471
05/27/19 02:33 PM
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I thought the HPW complete had honey in it. Where do you get it from?


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420472
05/27/19 05:56 PM
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the breeder sent it with them -


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420473
05/27/19 06:19 PM
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If you have the Exotic Nutrition Instant HPW, it isn't good for gliders. There have been several gliders that have died eating it.

What you want is Critterlove Complete, it freezes solid so you have to freeze it in ice cube trays.

Check out the Critterlove diets here: Critterlove.com


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Stevie, Cho, Toothless & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman, Light Fury & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420476
05/28/19 08:15 AM
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If you click on the blue word diet it will take you to a database to show you a list of of diets. Any words in blue will either take you to a database or more topics on that subject.

Critterlove is a form of HPW and has a list of 5 different salad combinations you can make and freeze.

The BML diet is also proven too. The ingredients can be found at the grocery store and the vitamins at the pet store.

Please don't panic if you are giving exotic nutrition, but please find a better diet. We can help you.


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420479
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OK THANK YOU IS THE CRITTER LOVE AN INSTANT TO? YOU JUST ADD WATER - OR YOU MIX ALL THE STUFF? example of last nights meal

HPW (the breeder gave)
broccoli
cauliflower
grapes
carrots
watermelon
sweet peepers
protein is every other night (per the breeder)

strawberry applesauce (with their hpw)
sprinkle of their vit/cal - mix in their fruits and veggies

I had them to vet Friday - they were all healthy and she said not quite old enough for their neuter yet she said about 4 to 6 weeks more .the twins weighing in at about 90g and the brother about 87g


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420480
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Critterlove complete is just add water.

The salad mix along with the CL complete is the perfect calcium to phosphorus ratio so no "sprinkles are needed. You can order a sample size if you want to just try it.

I have both the complete and the CL plus. I use the complete when I'm too lazy to put all the ingredients together for the plus, and for emergency situations like evacuation, vacation, trips, etc.


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420484
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Hey guys I know cork bark is safe but how about driftwood???


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420486
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discovered a new web site ecuproducts in cali for branches and leaves - so excited can't wait til i see how the boys react -


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420489
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You never know what drift wood has been exposed too, whereas cork bark is washed as it is sold for reptiles too.


Kimberley
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Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Stevie, Cho, Toothless & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman, Light Fury & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420491
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I have to agree with Feather. Some woods are toxic, and I would be more concerned with where it's been and exposed to also.

Cholla wood is also safe.


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420492
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awesome thank you guys - so the cork bark on amazon is ok?


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Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420494
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Originally Posted by newglidermom19
awesome thank you guys - so the cork bark on amazon is ok?


Yes it is. Be sure to boil and scrub it no matter where you get it from. Gotta get the black stuff off.


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

Stewie :rtmo:
Re: Greetings from Florida [Re: newglidermom19] #1420495
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oh ok awesome - I have fresh (pesticide free eucyluptus) coming for them too - I want to do right by them


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