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can guinea pigs eat green tomatoes

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Green Tomatoes?

Green tomatoes are those tomatoes that have not ripened as yet and have not developed their color. They grow a green color and then as they ripen and mature go yellow and then red.

Can guinea pigs eat green tomatoes?

Unfortunately, they are unable to eat any kind of tomato as they are too acidic for guinea pigs to eat. They should be avoided as a food for them.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t eat, check out our guinea pig food list.

To find out about other tomatoes and whether piggies can eat them, check out this post ‘can guinea pigs eat tomatoes?

can guinea pigs eat tomato puree

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomato Puree?

Tomato purée is a thick liquid made by cooking and straining tomatoes.

The difference between tomato paste, tomato purée, and tomato sauce is consistency; tomato puree has a thicker consistency and a deeper flavor than sauce. (source)

Also known as passata, tomato purée is made from cooking and straining tomatoes to get a thick paste and deep flavor.

It is a processed food that usually consists only of tomatoes it can also be found in various forms with seasoning.

Can guinea pigs eat tomato puree?

Unfortunately, it is just too rich for their tummies and may make them sick if they eat too much of it.

If they ate a bit of it, they should be fine, but it’s not really a food that should be purposely given to guinea pigs.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t have, check out our guinea pig food list.