Star fruit is native to Philippines, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and a few other places around the world.
It is also known as Carambola and has ridges down the sides of it that make it into the shape of a star.
It is often cooked in relishes and can also be eaten raw. Other options is making it into juice drinks and preserves.
So can guinea pigs eat star fruit at all?
Yes, but in moderation. This means no more than 2 or 3 times a week and very small pieces.
The reason being is that there is some sugar content in this fruit and it is also very acidic. This means that if a guinea pig was to eat too much they would get sick.
So be careful to not over feed this fruit to your guinea pig.
One of the benefits of this fruit is the large quantity of vitamin c that it contains which is a positive for your piggy.