There are about 90 species of gerbils but the one type most commonly kept is the Mongolian gerbil. They make wonderful, fascinating pets and they rarely bite. They are fairly easy to keep and as they are sociable so they should not be kept alone. Same sex pairs or groups should be kept and this will restrict breeding. It is worth keeping in mind that adult gerbils (ten weeks and older) can become aggressive to newcomers to their environment try, RC Race Cars so it may be an idea to split the tank consider, Advertising Tobacciana Collectibles initially and introduce them gradually.

Gerbils usually live in underground tunnels with different exits and entry points. If you can house also look at, Galaxy CB Radio your gerbil in an environment checkout, Doll Making Hair which is similar, your gerbil will live to be very healthy consider, Gel Candle Making and happy. They do need a layer of bedding try, RC Electric Flight to rummage through and an adequate sleeping area such as a clay flowerpot which has been cut in half. Wood consider, RC Vehicle shavings are ideal for gerbils but it is best to avoid fluffy bedding consider, South African game recipe for wild Boar material. Your gerbils will love being able to dig and burrow and you can give them additional fun by adding toilet roll tubes to the tank. consider, World War II Reenactments

In addition to commercial food , DIY Kitchen Tiling mixes, gerbils really enjoy fresh vegetables have a look at, Small and Mini Robots and fruit. try, Wrapped and Faux Cable Stitches Gerbils are renowned for burying their foods try, Digital Portrait Photography in the wild so do not be alarmed if this happens. It is paramount that they have a fresh supply of water look at, DIY Kitchen Tiling contained within a bottle, do not use a water checkout, Candle Making Fragrance bowl as this will be tipped over and wasted.

They are usually very friendly and inquisitive checkout, South African game recipe for venison ala Mrs Beeton pets, and happy to be handled. It may take some time to get them completely used to you so it is a good idea just to have your hand in the tank , Dark Ages Reenactments sometimes so that they become used to your scent. Important to realise that you should not hold your gerbil by the tail also look at, Colourful Kids Birthday Cakes as this can injure them. Children should be supervised when holding their pets so as to ensure that they not hold them too tight.

Gerbils are most active during the evening hours so they make for quiet pets for most of the time.

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