They are otherwise known as garden strawberries, and are a fruit that has a very characteristic color, aroma and texture.
Strawberries are eaten in many countries around the world, renown for their versatility, flavor and taste. They are used in many culinary dishes because of this particularly desserts.
So can gerbils eat strawberries?
Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.
In particular, their water, acidic, fat, phosphorus, sugar, salt, and calcium content is of most interest as far as gerbils are concerned.
As you can see strawberries contain a hint of phosphorus, calcium, quite a bit of acidic content and sugar.
This means that they can eat strawberries, but only in small amounts on an occasional basis. This is because they are quite acidic and sweet and so gerbils cannot handle too many of them. In fact just one strawberry which is cut up for them will suffice. Make the pieces just large enough to hold in their paws.
Never feed them wild strawberries as they may contain parasites.