can hamsters eat durians

Can Hamsters Eat Durians?

Last updated 21st August 2016. The durian is native to Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia and is oval spiny tropical fruit containing a creamy pulp.

Despite its fetid smell, it is highly esteemed for its flavor.

So can hamsters eat durian’s at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, water, sugar, fat, salt, phosphorus, and calcium content is of most interest as far as hamsters are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 615 kJ (147 kcal)
27.09 g
Dietary fiber 3.8 g
5.33 g
1.47 g
Vitamin A 44 IU
Thiamine (B1) (33%) 0.374 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (17%) 0.2 mg
Niacin (B3) (7%) 1.074 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(5%) 0.23 mg
Vitamin B6 (24%) 0.316 mg
Folate (B9) (9%) 36 μg
Vitamin C (24%) 19.7 mg
Calcium (1%) 6 mg
Iron (3%) 0.43 mg
Magnesium (8%) 30 mg
Manganese (15%) 0.325 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 39 mg
Potassium (9%) 436 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (3%) 0.28 mg
Other constituents
Water 64g
Cholesterol 0mg

source wikikpedia

As you can see durians contain a lot of water, a hint of salt, quite a bit of phosphorus, but a lot of acidic content.

This means that they cannot eat durians at all.

They are far too acidic for them to consume and should be avoided as far has hamsters are concerned.