- Primate Supplements
- Acacia Gum, 3 LB.
Marmosets, Bushbabies and Sugar gliders are known to be gum feeders. With their sharp teeth, the gnaw holes in trees to get the gum. In the wild they will spend about 1/3 of their time doing this. Acacia gum is important source of energy calcium and other minerals plus it provides excellent enrichment as it will keep your marmosets, bushbabies, or sugar gliders busy for hours. It is known that other species like squirrel monkeys and tamarins also like acacia gum.
A Minimum Order of $200.00 is required with this product!
To get started, simply drill some holes in branches or bamboo and fill it with prepared gum.
Here are a few simple recipes with arabic gum provided by a large breeder of marmosets and taramins:
- 30% gum + 70% water
- 10% banana + 20% gum + 70% water
- 30% gum + 70% fruit juice
- take baby food â€œcannedâ€ (poultry â€“ apple) + dry gumi ( =pasta)
- cut fruit in cubes and sprinkle dry gum (like sugar) on it
Pure Acacia Gum is harvested from the sap of these Acacia trees, processed into a powder form and packaged to be fed as part of a balanced diet.
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