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Can my Guinea Pig eat Mandarin Orange (Or Tangerine)?

Yes, they can eat it up to 1-2 times a week

High in sugar and acid - a guinea pig should have no more than 2 sections per week

While this is a good source of vitamin C, the high sugar content means that it needs to be fed in small amounts as an occasional treat.


Guinea pigs and rabbits should have a variety of at least 5 different types of leafy greens to protect against nutritional excesses and deficiencies. At least 80% of the diet should be a good quality grass or cereal hay.

✔ Validated by Dr. Nicole Su

Dr. Nicole is Upilio's in-house veterinarian and bunny parent. With her oldest rabbit Ella now 10 years of age, she developed a passion for small herbivore nutrition and credits Ella's health to a good diet, as well as plenty of love.

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