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Old 07-09-2017, 04:56 PM   #1
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Default Should I wait to change the food?

Marshmallow was a picky eater but that habit seems to have died down a lot and he only leaves behind the dark green pellets, what seems to be wheat grains and some sort of crushed nuts. Should I change the food if that's all that's left? Or should I wait until he clears everything?
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Old 07-09-2017, 11:02 PM   #2
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Default Re: Should I wait to change the food?

What food are you using?
A lot of hams won't eat pellets but if he's leaving that much I would practise a bit of tough love still & wait a while for more to be eaten before refilling his bowl.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:36 AM   #3
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What food are you using?
A lot of hams won't eat pellets but if he's leaving that much I would practise a bit of tough love still & wait a while for more to be eaten before refilling his bowl.
I'm using Vitakraft Pure Nature Veggie as his food currently, will be changing to Hazel Hamster Tasty Mix food later on when the Vitakraft is almost finished. SEA doesnt have Burgess Dwarf Hamster Harvest so HH is my next best, will keep in mind of the big biscuits.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:40 AM   #4
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Default Re: Should I wait to change the food?

In that case I wouldn't wait until the current food is almost finished, it really isn't a very good mix so better to start the transition now, use a little of the HH (biscuits broken up) mixed in with the current food then over a period of about a week add more HH until that's all you're using.
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