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4. Chinchilla Pellets

Chinchillas need the nutrients that pellets provide in order to ensure they consume a balanced diet. Unfortunately, chinchillas tend not to eat pellets if other, better foods are available. So, while chinchillas should never eat only pellets, you also need to ensure they eat 1-2 tablespoons per day. This may mean removing other foods until the pellets have been eaten.

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