What is the OHPW diet for sugar gliders?

What is the OHPW diet for sugar gliders?

Each glider will be served the following: 1.5 teaspoon Original High Protein Wombaroo (OHPW) mixture. 1 Tablespoon fruits. 1 Tablespoon vegetables.

How do you make OHPW?


  1. 2 cups warm water.
  2. 1½ cups honey (raw, unfiltered honey as per P. Brewer, the creator of this diet)
  3. 1 Tablespoon Bee Pollen.
  4. ¼ cup Wombaroo High Protein Supplement (HPS)
  5. 3 eggs – scrambled.

How do you make sugar glider nectar pods?

How to Make Nectar for Sugar Gliders

  1. Place the warm water, honey, egg and vitamin supplement into the blender and puree the ingredients together.
  2. Remove the stopper from the blender lid, and with the blender still running, slowly pour the baby cereal through the opening in the lid.

Can sugar gliders eat bananas?

In a word: Yes! Sugar gliders can have bananas as long as it is in moderation about once a week. Sugar gliders can also have banana chips but only about once a month due to the higher sugar concentration. Be sure to remove the banana peel from any piece you treat your sugar glider to.

What nuts can sugar gliders eat?

Safe nuts: UNSALTED peanuts, pine nuts, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pistachios, pecans. Do NOT feed your gliders any bird seed mixes. The Pet Glider sells various treats on our website.

Can sugar gliders eat canned chicken?

Sugar Gliders love chicken as an occasional treat and it’s a great source of protein, always boil any chicken in a pan of water until thoroughly cooked, if feeding a knuckle bone always supervise and never feed any small bones and NEVER EVER baked, roasted or otherwise cooked, must be boiled to soften.

What is Wombaroo powder?

Wombaroo High Protein Supplement is used to boost protein content in the diet of fruit & nectar eating animals including Sugar Gliders, Possums & Flying Foxes.

How do you feed instant HPW?

Mix at a 1:2 ratio of HPW powder to water. For example, 1 tbsp of Instant-HPW powder with 2 tbsp of water. Serve in the evenings when your gliders are waking up. Remove any uneaten fresh foods from the cage in the morning, after about 12 hours.

Are nectar pods good for sugar gliders?

Ideal for sugar gliders, fruit-eating birds and mammals as well as day geckos, these pineapple nectar pods are packaged in the USA and designed to add a sweet treat to your little dude’s daily diet.

Can I give a sugar glider honey?

The quick and easy answer is: Yes, sugar gliders can eat honey. Honey is an excellent treat to mix in with your sugar gliders’ meals. Though sugar gliders can have honey, it should be a rare treat.