Glider Nectar 1kg

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*NOT TO BE ISED WITH ANY OTHER DIETS.*

Glider Nectar 1kg
Balanced diet for gum and nectar-eating  animals including Sugar Gliders and related species.

About Glider Diets
In the wild, Gliders are omnivores feeding on  plant secretions such as gum and sap, nectar and pollen from flowers, as well as insects and invertebrates. They obtain most of their  energy from plant sources and can digest both  simple sugars from nectar as well as complex  carbohydrates from gums. Studies show that the natural diet of Sugar  Gliders may contain up to 50% acacia and eucalypt gums, depending on seasonal  availability. It is thought that the soluble fibre in gums is digested by microbes in the caecum of the Sugar Glider. Gliders obtain most of their protein from insects and pollen and these items are actively selected in the  breeding season to meet increased protein requirements for reproduction. Captive diets are usually high in readily digestible carbohydrates (sugar & starch), but often lack the soluble fibre found in the wild diet.

Benefits of Glider Nectar
Nutritionally Balanced – Provides a  full range of vitamins, minerals and  essential nutrients in line with  published guidelines for Sugar Gliders  (Dierenfeld & Whitehouse-Tedd, 2018).
Soluble Fibre – Contains acacia gum  and pectin as sources of soluble fibre to improve gut health and faecal consistency.
Prebiotics – Inulin and Actigen®  prebiotics to help promote healthy  gut bacteria.

Using Glider Nectar
Feed as the maintenance diet for captive sugar gliders and related species.
To make 30mL of nectar, mix 1 scoop of  powder (9g) with 25mL of warm water.
Store prepared food refrigerated for a day  or frozen in ice-cube trays for up to 2 weeks.
Offer acacia or gum branches, native blossom and invertebrates daily.
To supplement breeding or growing gliders mix 75% Glider Nectar powder with 25%  Wombaroo High Protein Supplement and make up as per usual directions.

Ingredients
Sucrose, glucose, whey protein, whole egg  powder, rice cereal, maltodextrin, acacia gum, pectin, inulin, lysine, methionine, vegetable  oils, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, taurine, carotenoids, vitamins, minerals, Actigen® dried yeast prebiotic.

Typical Analysis
Protein 13%
Soluble Fibre 10%
Ash 4%
Moisture 3%
Energy 16MJ/kg

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