8 Best Foods for Gerbils


5. Mealworms

Mealworms are often considered fish food, but your rodents will probably like them, too. Look for freeze dried worms, since the live ones can carry E.coli. Mealworms are a good source of fat, but surprisingly don’t contain much protein. You can give a small amount on a regular basis, but cut back if you notice your gerbil gaining weight.