Can Guinea Pigs Eat Melon?


Guinea pigs can eat melon in very small quantities but it should only be given as an occasional treat as it is high in sugar.

It can be given with the skin on but should be washed thoroughly first and all the seeds should be removed.

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Nutritional information for melon

Below is the nutritional value per 100g of melon

TypesVit CCalciumPhosFibreSugar
Cantaloupe36.7 mg9 mg15 mg0.9 g7.9 g
Honeydew18 mg6 mg11 mg0.8 g8.1 g