What Is a Food List for Sugar Gliders?

Pet sugar gliders need a diet rich in vegetables, fruits and protein sources. Most fruits and vegetables are safe for these animals, but they should not be given rhubarb or vegetables from the onion family. Other foods to avoid include peanuts, dairy products, raw meat, raw eggs, millet and chocolate.

In the wild, sugar gliders eat pollen, nectar, eucalyptus sap, insects, arachnids and small vertebrates. In captivity, common fruits and vegetables they can eat include cruciferous vegetables, lettuce, squash, green beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, sweet bell peppers, corn, grapes, apples, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, plums, peaches, pears, pineapples, citrus fruit, strawberries, melons and tomatoes. Good protein sources include scrambled eggs, yogurt, nuts and live insects.