Feeding gerbils can be tricky. These small pets are notoriously picky so finding the right food that both appeals to their taste buds and their nutritional needs is highly important. Here are some of the best gerbil food in 2021 that is on the market right now.
For the most part, Wild Harvest Hamster And Gerbil Advanced Nutrition Diet seems to appeal to gerbils. They’ll happily scarf down most of it, though several of our gerbil taste testers seemed to reject some pieces of food in favor of others. The corn seems to be the most popular ingredient.
Designed specifically for adult gerbils and hamsters, this pet food is composed of flaxseed and fruit-based ingredients carefully chosen to enhance overall health.
eCOTRITION Yogies for Hamsters/Gerbils/Rats was positively delicious for our gerbil testers! They gobbled each piece down eagerly with each feeding. However, these treats aren’t the healthiest and may cause weight gain if given too often. Feed these to gerbils sparingly.
Designed for mice, hamsters, rats, and gerbils alike, these cheese-based treats make for a tasty snack! Ingredients include real yogurt.
Kaytee Fiesta Hamster and Gerbil Food features an assortment of pellet types that may appeal to gerbils. It seems to cater to most tastes. There may be a chance your gerbil prefers some pieces to others, particularly the larger seeds present in this food.
This gerbil food comes in an array of pellet-style shapes that encourage strong chewing and enhance your pet’s oral health. They’re also loaded with antioxidants, probiotics, and prebiotics.
After multiple feedings, we found Oxbow Animal Health Hamster and Gerbil had wonderful effects on our gerbil’s health! It left them with lustrous coats and boundless energy. They also seemed to wolf it down with each feeding, leaving behind few to no morsels. It did take some of our gerbils a little time to warm up to this food. Furthermore, some of our hamsters found the individual pellets to be too big to eat as quickly as usual.
Tailored for gerbils and hamsters, this food from Oxbow is free of artificial ingredients and includes the most carefully chosen Timothy hay.