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Water and only water. They do not need anything else.

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Do gerbils drink a lot of water?

yes gerbils do drink a lot of water

Do gerbils drink water?

Yes, but gerbils are desert animals so they aren't going to drink much because of their adaptation to desert surroundings is inharited to all gerbils.

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When do gerbils drink?

Usually they drink at night, but it really depends on the gerbil.

Can gerbils drink soda?

no because it is carbonated.

Do gerbils like swimming in water?

Gerbils do not like to swim they only like to drink water likeany other human.

How much water do gerbils drink?

Not much In human portions not alot. But a gerbil will drink as much as it can.

Where do gerbils get their water?

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Do new born gerbils eat their mothers milk?

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My gerbils temperature is low and won't eat or drink what is wrong with it?

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Why won't my gerbil drink water?

Most gerbils take time to drain down a bottle of water. They usually drink at nighttime and only a little bit. After all, gerbils are desert creatures. If they still don't drink, try changing the type of water in the dessert they get all the liquid they need from food.

How often should a gerbil drink?

Gerbils come from the desert, so they don't drink much. However, always provide them with fresh water.

Do gerbils have tongues?

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Do Gerbils smell?

Because gerbils are desert animals and they drink only a little water, they don't go to the bathroom a lot. This makes them less smelly than some other rodents

Are gerbils rats?

No. Gerbils are not rats, they are Gerbils.

When do baby gerbils drink from the water bottle?

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What is a collective noun for a group of gerbils?

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What kind of drink do gerbils drink?

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Can gerbils drink out of a bowl?

Yes. However, they get dirty very quickly. A bottle would stay cleaner longer.

Are gerbils diurnal?

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Do boy gerbils behave better than girl gerbils?

Boy gerbils behave well with both girl and boy gerbils but girl gerbils do not mix well with other girl gerbils. Beware though when pairing girl and boy gerbils there is a large risk of them breeding!

Where did gerbils originate?

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Do gerbils pee more than hmsters?

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Is it okay for a gerbil to drink water?

Absolutely. Just like any living thing, gerbils need water to live, too.

Can gerbils drink cow milk?

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