Cantaloupe is also called cantelope, cantaloup, muskmelon, mushmelon, rockmelon, sweet melon, honeydew, persian melon or spanspek.
They range in weight from 0.5 to 5 kg and are a popular variety of melon in much of the world.
Cantaloupes range in weight from 0.5 to 5 kilograms (1.1 to 11.0 lb). Originally, cantaloupe referred only to the non-netted, orange-fleshed melons of Europe. However, in more recent US usage, it has come to mean any orange-fleshed melon (C. melo). Cantaloupe is the most popular variety of melon in the United States.
So can gerbils eat cantaloupe?
Let’s take a look at their nutritional content and find out more.
In particular, we are interested in their water, acidic, calcium, sugar, fat, phosphorus, and salt content as far as gerbils are concerned.
As you can see, cantaloupe contains a hint of phosphorus, salt, calcium, but it is quite sweet and very acidic.
This means it is not a good food for gerbils to eat and should be avoided.