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#1408434 - 04/03/17 09:58 PM What are some good toys for sugar gliders?
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Registered: 04/03/17
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Loc: WV
I've bought a few toys for my gliders, but some of them they don't seem interested in. They really enjoy their toy balls but that's about it. What's your sugar gliders favorite toys?

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#1408435 - 04/03/17 11:32 PM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
TwoDog Offline
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Registered: 12/28/15
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Loc: Pacific NW
Straws. Tie them in knots...tie them around things.
They go nuts for straws.

A big tupperware full of ping pong balls makes a great ball pit. Throw treats in and watch them dive in like kids at Chuck E. Cheeze

Justin likes the Borderlands series of first person shooters.

Aria just surfs her I-pod all day. She's learning Spanish

Arrow has gotten into some small mammal dating site. It's all local wildlife though. He gets mad when I press him on it. Youth.

Mrs. Frisby complains that she never has time to play because her deadbeat mate is always on that damn video game.

And Athena...at just about 8 weeks. She just loves to explore and drink it all in with those giant obsidian eyes.

Seriously though...a little feathered cat toy drives them crazy too.

Just a few ideas
Hope that helps.

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#1408439 - 04/04/17 12:56 AM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
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Plastic bracelets, you will find they carry them back to the sleeping pouch and get a little miffed when you remove them daily.

They think they work so hard to get all 24 of them into their sleeping pouch, I don't know how they can sleep with all of them in there.
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#1408441 - 04/04/17 02:05 AM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
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Straws bent into triangles. Put a drop of honey in them before you join them together.

I followed another person's idea (Terry)on here and found a little tykes Noah's ark at a yard sale for $3. I fill it with barrel of monkeys, blankies, bracelets,fleece pompoms, split milk rings, straws, feathers...
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#1408442 - 04/04/17 02:08 AM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
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Oh I forgot! :welcomegc:. So glad you're here!

What kind of toys do you already have?

Oh and rubber bands are a favorite of mine too...
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#1408512 - 04/05/17 10:29 AM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
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Registered: 05/19/16
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Loc: GA
I create mazes using PVC piping. I use mostly 2", with plenty of 90 and 45 degree turns, as well as 3 way "T" connectors. I rearrange the maze often. I used steel wool to remove the ink on the outer surfaces, and sandpaper to smooth any seams or other rough edges. A hacksaw or other manual saw is best for cutting long straight sections into smaller ones to fit the cage. Pics are on my blog in my signature block.
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#1408515 - 04/05/17 11:03 AM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Hensandrim]
MJGabriel Offline
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Registered: 05/19/16
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Loc: GA
We also use the PVC chain that you can buy at home improvement stores. It is great for hiding treats like dried fruit (organic, unsweetened of course!) Cutting a section out of a single link can turn it into a simple hangar.

Piling the chain into a plastic container and burying treats among/below it is also great fun to watch.
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#1408524 - 04/05/17 03:33 PM Re: What are some good toys for sugar gliders? [Re: Feather]
Hutch Offline
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Registered: 11/10/15
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Originally Posted By: Feather
They think they work so hard to get all 24 of them into their sleeping pouch, I don't know how they can sleep with all of them in there.
Seriously, right?!?!

Mine like anything dangly with looks to check for treats, knots to undo, or containers to open.
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