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#1410920 - 07/13/17 08:24 PM Anyone ever feed their gliders lychees for a treat?
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So I came across a weird tropical fruit while grocery shopping and thought I'd give it a try. They are called lychees. They grow from trees and have a hard scally/spikey exterior that peels/cracks off to leave a veeerry moist kinda squishy interior fruit (think eyeball :sick: ). It kinda looks like a peeled grape but bigger. The taste is ok, not my fav and may not buy again since only one of my kids (human that is) likes them. The best way I can describe the flavor is grape and rose combined.

I read on another site that they were glider safe. If I give them to my trio it would only be a treat. So has anyone ever fed them to their gliders? How did it go? Any input would be greatly appreciated. Oh and FYI they are all on the CL Complete diet.
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#1410942 - 07/14/17 05:41 PM Re: Anyone ever feed their gliders lychees for a treat? [Re: sugarfluff]
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Some gliders like them, some don't. When I give them I usually get the skin started peeling and let them do the rest.

They like the challenge.
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#1410976 - 07/15/17 07:36 PM Re: Anyone ever feed their gliders lychees for a treat? [Re: sugarfluff]
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Thanks Feather! I never would have thought to give it to them whole. I'll have to let them try that. They sure can be picky little buggers though.
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#1411020 - 07/18/17 01:30 PM Re: Anyone ever feed their gliders lychees for a treat? [Re: sugarfluff]
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Sugarfluff - go to my blog, The Glider Chef, where it will show you a number of things your gliders can have. The blog continues to grow and change as I add things to it, so if you subscribe, you'll get notification each time something is added smile.
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#1411029 - 07/18/17 07:33 PM Re: Anyone ever feed their gliders lychees for a treat? [Re: sugarfluff]
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Thanks DCMuffin! I checked out your site and looks like it has some pretty good info. I will definitely keep it bookmarked for future refrences. agree
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