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ZooKeeper's Secret Staple Glider Food

Dear Lisa,

I just wanted to send you an email to let you know how great your sugar glider food, Zookeeper's Secret is!  My gliders just love it.  I have tried many other sugar glider foods and they wouldn't even touch them.  But when I gave them this sugar glider food, they couldn't get enough!  And their coats are so full and healthy now, I can't believe the difference.  They are so healthy thanks to  the addition of this glider food.  I'm glad that you have it and I will always purchase from you as
everything is so fresh.  And thank you for being the best sugar glider breeders!  You answer any questions and are always there to help.

Thanks again,

Lynn A
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Hello Lisa...

I recently received the glider newsletter that spoke about the different kinds of sugar glider food available.  My gliders, Gizmo and Boo-Boo would only eat the one from Pretty Pets.  I wasn’t sure that it was what they needed, but they would not eat anything else no matter what I did.  Anyway, after reading the newsletter I was sure they needed something better.  I immediately ordered Zookeeper’s secret (along with the Swing Thing). Today my shipment arrived and I put the sugar glider food in the bowl.  To my amazement they loved it!  I feel so much better knowing that they are eating good stuff!!  I just wanted to thank you for such a great product. 

Michelle, Gizmo and Boo-Boo

Ingredients: Porcine By-Products, Fish Meal, Poultry By-Product Meal, Shrimp Meal, Wheat Flour, Dried Bakery Products, Dried Kelp, Fructose Sugar, Corn Syrup Solids, Water, Spirulina, Lactic Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Calcium Propionate (Preservative), Iodized Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Concentrated Carotene, Calcium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Vitamin A Acetate with D-Activated Animal Sterol (source of vitamin D-3), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Choline Chloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamin Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Manganous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Ethylene Diamine Dihydriodide., Magnesium Sulfate, P-Amino benzoic Acid, Folic Acid, Sulfur, Biotin, Natural and Artificial Flavors.

No Refrigeration or Freezing of this sugar glider food is Required.  Keep bag airtight between uses.  This  product can be frozen for storage
over 4 months.
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein Min 20%
Crude Fat Min 7%
Crude Fiber Max 6%
Moisture Max 36%
Ash Max 9%
Additional Analysis
Calcium (CA) Min 2%
Phosphorus Min 1%
Iron Min .005%
Taurine Min .003%

ZooKeeper's Secret

Sugar Glider Food

$13.97 for 3 lbs 

A 2 month supply for 2 sugar gliders

Product ID # 5002

SunCoast Sugar Gliders tested a wide variety of sugar glider food products based upon vet recommendations (read a review of some of the available staple foods here).  We've used Zookeepers Secret for many years with great success, and it's a great glider staple food.

But over the past 2 years we have gradually switched most of our sugar gliders (including the  joeys) over to Wholesome Balance Chicken & Brown Rice Blend, the first dry sugar glider food to use animal protein as the main ingredient.  If you are new to sugar gliders, you will probably find the Wholesome Balance product easier to feed.  We like the fact there is less waste and some gliders simply like it better.

Why did we initially choose ZooKeeper's Secret more than 7 years ago?  Well, it's simple.  The decision was based on the knowledge  diets using animal protein as the primary ingredient (as opposed to vegetable protein like soy or corn) contain a better balance of essential amino acids that would  help gliders maintain health and thrive, not just survive.  Animal proteins also mimic consumption of insects eaten in the wild.  And for many years, ZooKeeper's Secret was the only animal protein-based diet available for sugar gliders.

We tried lots of commercial brand sugar glider food products, and the fact is, our sugar gliders didn't particularly like many of them.  We also asked our veterinarian to review the claims made by other commercial manufacturers, and she could find no evidence supporting many of the claims made.  Once we identified two "finalist" products that our vet was comfortable with the nutritional value of, we let the sugar gliders choose, and the rest is history.

ZooKeeper's Secret sugar glider food is formulated to satisfy sugar glider food needs in a tasty and satisfying product.  But keep in mind, our vets and SunCoast Sugar Gliders don't recommend a diet of just one food.

ZooKeeper's Secret staple food diet is merely intended to meet only part of the sugar glider's nutritional needs.  In addition, you will need to continue supplementing your sugar glider's balanced meal plan with offerings of fruits and vegetable, and you still need to provide protein based food sources such as mealworms, crickets, grasshoppers, boiled chicken, and other low fat/high protein food sources.

ZooKeeper's Secret  is also an excellent staple sugar glider food to use in conjunction with Leadbeater's, BML, or popular variations on these mainstream diet plans.

Freshness - ZooKeeper's Secret is specifically formulated for the insectivore/omnivore nature of the sugar glider.  Since we feed Zookeeper's Secret to some of our gliders, we receive regular shipments direct from the manufacturer.  When you place a food order, we package it for you from our own food stock. 

This means you will always be getting the absolute freshest food - and why we guarantee a shelf life of 4 months.  And since we buy it in bulk quantities, you also get a great price on this sugar glider staple food.

You won't find fancy packaging, because the quality goes into the food.  When you order your ZooKeeper's Secret sugar glider food, we will pack it fresh for you in re-sealable zipper bags.

Why is it important to feed sugar gliders a species specific staple diet?  In the past, many well intentioned veterinarians, breeders and others in animal related industries recommended high quality cat food, monkey chow, marmoset diet and other diets as acceptable for sugar gliders. 

However, in recent studies, the veterinarian community is beginning to suspect that feeding diets that are developed for other species causes long term health deficits in sugar gliders.  Liver, kidney and intestinal problems can develop from using inappropriate food sources.  Any of these conditions can lead to serious health problems or worse in sugar gliders.

At SunCoast Sugar Gliders, we have noticed significant improvement in healthier appearance of glider "droppings" as a result of using this product.  While this may not be the most scientific approach to assessing sugar glider food value, we consider it an important measurement of our nutritional success in caring for our sugar glider colonies.

The manufacturer of ZooKeeper's Secret has employed research and product development techniques that have been time tested and proven in world class zoos in the U.S.  We are proud to bring this product to our customers.  This product is suitable for just-weaned joeys through adulthood.  The soft, moist, pre-cut, ready to feed product replicates a balanced, natural diet plan for your special sugar gliders.

We suggest that you feed each sugar glider one heaping teaspoon of ZooKeeper's Secret each evening. This staple diet should be left in the cage for twenty four hours, and any uneaten portion discarded and replaced nightly.  The balance of your sugar gliders' diet should consist of fruit/veggie sources and protein fed each evening with uneaten portions discarded in the morning to prevent your gliders from eating spoiled leftovers.  For the complete diet developed by Dr. C and used here at SunCoast, click here.

Three pounds of ZooKeeper's Secret sugar glider food will feed 1 glider for 4 months or 2 gliders for 2 months.  Got 4 gliders?  This is a 1 month supply.  

No Refrigeration or Freezing of this Product is Required, as long as the product is used within 4 months.  Keep bag airtight between uses.  This  product can be frozen for storage over 4 months.

Zookeeper's Secret - 3 lbs     $13.97

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Thanks for shopping at Sugar-Gliders.com

Your Pal, Arnold.



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