Sweet potatoes are an edible tuberous root that is long and tapered, with The plant is a herbaceous perennial vine, bearing alternate heart-shaped or palmately lobed leaves and medium-sized sympetalous flowers. The edible tuberous root is long and tapered, with a smooth skin whose color ranges between yellow, orange, red, brown, purple, and beige.
So can chinchillas eat sweet potatoes?
Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more. In particular, their acidic, sugar, phosphorus, fat, and calcium content is of most interest as far as chinchillas are concerned.
As you can see sweet potatoes are very acidic, and have a lot of phosphorus in them. This means that chinchillas cannot eat sweet potatoes unfortunately. They are just too bad for them and will make them ill if they do eat them. They are best avoided as far as chinchillas are concerned.