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Hamster cage help?

Discussion in 'Small Animal Chat' started by Hammy133, Jan 19, 2020.


  1. Hammy133

    Hammy133 PetForums Newbie

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    Hi would this cage be bigger enough for a Syrian hamster?


    Size large: (L) 100 × (W) 51 × (H) 37cm

    It says the cage is suitable for rabbits and ferrets. So I think it would he fine for him. Please get back to me.
     

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  2. ForestWomble

    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    If you can get bigger that would be better, but it is OK. As it's sold as OK for rabbits/ferrets be aware of the bar spacing as it might be too wide for a hamster.
    I'd recommend looking on zooplus as they have some good cages for hamsters on there.
     
  3. Engel98

    Engel98 PetForums Senior

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    What is your hamster housed in at the moment?

    Zoozone 2 is fine but you WILL need to mesh the top.
     
  4. Tuxedo2002

    Tuxedo2002 PetForums Junior

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    I am building a bin cage for my hamster , and I was wondering if the largest bin I could get was 430 inches of floor space would that be ok I know it is 450 and above but I can enrich his environment with toys and he is a small hamster?
     
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    Engel98 PetForums Senior

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    There's also this
    https://www.argos.co.uk/product/763...Rgjoo-272wpUvffEfpm-xUQ18Fu6f7nxoC550QAvD_BwE

    Yes it'll be ok for interim. If that's the biggest you can find maybe get 2 and merge them together?
     
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    Tuxedo2002 PetForums Junior

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    Yes I have the really useful box at 84 litres , the dimensions given on the page make it around 483 square inches of floor space
     
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    Knighterist PetForums Junior

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    Just wondering floor space means the footprint of the cage right? Tiers and levels don't count right? Sorry really stupid question to ask... I am still just a bit confused about sizes!
     
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    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    Yes, floorspace means the ground level, and this means one continual area, not lots of smaller cages joined together.
    And yes, it doesn't include shelves or other floors.
     
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    Knighterist PetForums Junior

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    Ohhh, I understand now. Thank you!
     
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