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Candles, fire smoke, essential oils around gliders #1406090
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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.

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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.


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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 :-)


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