Bananas a long curved fruit that grow in clusters. They have a soft pulpy flesh and a yellow skin when they are ripe. Botanically they are not seen as a fruit, but are actually a berry. They are occasionally called plantains in some countries.
They eaten widely around the world and are a big favorite with many different cultures.
So can gerbils eat bananas?
Let’s take a look at their nutritional values and find out more. In particular, their acidic, water, calcium, phosphorus, sugar, salt, and fat content is of particular interest as far as gerbils are concerned.
As you can see, bananas contain a hint of phosphorus, quite a bit of acidic content but a lot of sugar.
This means that they can eat banana but because of their sugar content, don’t give them a lot. A recommended amount is a small piece very occasionally. The piece should be small enough that they can hold it in their paws.