Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
gizmo_gremlin, Keyosmama, kthiessen
Member Spotlight
Feather
Feather
Wisconsin
Posts: 13,796
Joined: January 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Hi I’m New!
by Feather. 05/03/21 08:30 PM
Bonding time - Together or individual?
by Feather. 04/27/21 09:27 PM
Cloaca irritated? Bladder infection?
by Feather. 04/27/21 09:25 PM
Critter Nation Shelf Pan/Tray Replacement
by Ladymagyver. 04/26/21 11:24 AM
Questions on neuter after care
by cookielover. 04/25/21 08:36 PM
Scratching / Swiping at Mouth
by Feather. 04/24/21 11:51 PM
Vet Visit
by Shalena. 04/23/21 10:22 PM
Difference between fecal smear and float
by KarenE. 04/21/21 09:48 AM
First Time Owner
by KarenE. 04/20/21 04:41 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Candles, fire smoke, essential oils around gliders #1406090
12/29/16 01:32 PM
12/29/16 01:32 PM
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 28
US
V
VBclick Offline OP
In Pouch
VBclick  Offline OP
In Pouch
V

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 28
US
I was wondering if burning candles, having a read wood fire in the fireplace (smoke) or diffusing essential oils in the house are hazardous to sugar gliders? Obviously I wouldn't place a cage near a fire, but the way our house is designed, the smells eventually spread throughout the entire house.

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Candles, fire smoke, essential oils around gliders [Re: VBclick] #1406100
12/30/16 05:08 PM
12/30/16 05:08 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,796
Wisconsin
Feather Online sleep
Administrator
Feather  Online Sleep
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,796
Wisconsin
As long as the smells are not too strong and you get candles with cotton wicks, zinc in the wick is harmful even to us, I think you will be fine.

I just got a essential oil diffuser to use in the apartment.


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

Re: Candles, fire smoke, essential oils around gliders [Re: Feather] #1406119
12/31/16 04:01 PM
12/31/16 04:01 PM
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 28
US
V
VBclick Offline OP
In Pouch
VBclick  Offline OP
In Pouch
V

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 28
US
Originally Posted By: Feather
As long as the smells are not too strong and you get candles with cotton wicks, zinc in the wick is harmful even to us, I think you will be fine.

I just got a essential oil diffuser to use in the apartment.

Thank you! I have some woodwick candles, so shouldn't be any zinc in them, plus they crackle when they burn :-)


Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (KarenE), 28 guests, and 352 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
Pikachu, hyperghost20, sugarglider_spb, Kadence_MJC3, Suggie223
7242 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,236
Posts158,496
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,243
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Hi I’m New!
by Pikachu. 05/02/21 12:21 AM
Cloaca irritated? Bladder infection?
by racheloddment. 04/26/21 12:27 AM
Bonding time - Together or individual?
by Suggie223. 04/25/21 06:53 PM
Critter Nation Shelf Pan/Tray Replacement
by Suggie223. 04/25/21 06:49 PM
Questions on neuter after care
by cookielover. 04/23/21 10:25 PM
Difference between fecal smear and float
by cookielover. 04/20/21 01:09 PM
What to do with different weighted gliders
by cookielover. 04/18/21 01:16 PM
First Time Owner looking for help
by lilsuggies. 04/16/21 03:37 PM
First Time Owner
by lilsuggies. 04/14/21 08:48 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
818,249 TEXAS
650,717 OHIO
457,305 OKLAHOMA
405,797 UTAH
299,226 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2021
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.033s Queries: 15 (0.014s) Memory: 1.2594 MB (Peak: 1.3927 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2021-05-08 15:19:59 UTC