can hamsters eat guava

Can Hamsters Eat Guava?

Guava’s are an edible pale orange tropical fruit with pink, juicy flesh and a strong, sweet aroma.

So can hamsters eat guava?

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

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 285 kJ (68 kcal)
Carbohydrates
14.32 g
Sugars 8.92 g
Dietary fiber 5.4 g
Fat
0.95 g
Protein
2.55 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
(4%) 31 μg
(3%) 374 μg
Thiamine (B1) (6%) 0.067 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (3%) 0.04 mg
Niacin (B3) (7%) 1.084 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (9%) 0.451 mg
Vitamin B6 (8%) 0.11 mg
Folate (B9) (12%) 49 μg
Vitamin C (275%) 228.3 mg
Vitamin K (2%) 2.2 μg
Minerals
Calcium (2%) 18 mg
Iron (2%) 0.26 mg
Magnesium (6%) 22 mg
Manganese (7%) 0.15 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 40 mg
Potassium (9%) 417 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (2%) 0.23 mg
Other constituents
Lycopene 5204 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see, guava’s contain a hint of salt and fat , quite a lot of phosphorus and sugar, but a lot of acidic content.

This means that unfortunately, they are too acidic for hamsters to eat and will hurt them if eaten. A food to avoid feeding them.