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Which cage is best for a roborovski hamster?

Discussion in 'Rodents' started by petjeffery, Aug 12, 2009.


  1. petjeffery

    petjeffery PetForums Member

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    we have had him for about 4 mouths now but last night he got his leg twisted in the bars and i have to help him out he seems ok today but im now worried if he does it again and im not about to help him so could any one help and let me know what cage would be best many thank s
     
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    i would say a mini duna would be a good idea.
     
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    I would suggest the habitrail ovo loft - they are great cages and very easy to clean out.

    I've got two with Russian hamsters in and you can extend them by buying further bits.

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    u-look-like-a-hamster PetForums VIP

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    tbh i wouldnt recomend the ovo, it killed my friends hamster :(

    she was gutted and wrote to habitrail, they sent her the money back!!

    THATS NOT GOOD ENOUGH!!!

    :(

    ploease dont use that cage !!

    please please please
    just dont
    not cool
    xxx
     
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    Wow that's a good site and some cheap things on there. I paid about £4 for the den I think and it's only £2 something.
     
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    How on earth did that happen?
     
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    How did it kill it if you don't mind me asking?:confused:

    Was it the Ovo loft like the one above or one of the smaller ones with lots of tubes?
     
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    u-look-like-a-hamster PetForums VIP

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    he suffocated in the house

    the wee lil pokey out thing

    he blocked the hole with his bedding and just suffocated and died!!

    anyways the water bottle leaks all the time the wheel breaks with in a few months

    x
     
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    Jazzy PetForums VIP

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    Well I would have thought that could happen with one of those hamster houses if it was going to happen.:confused: I've had mine a few weeks now and the bottle hasn't leaked at all and the wheel's are fine too. I have got Russians in them though so not as big as a Syrian - I wouldn't recommend them for Syrians at all only dwarf hamsters.:)
     
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    it was a russian !

    jusst watch out okay

    xx
     
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    How does she know the hamster suffocated and didn't just die naturally? Was he a young hamster? I would have thought a hamster would be intelligent enough not to block the air out completely.:confused:
     
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    i was also thinking this :confused:
     
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    I have three Robos at the moment, one in a 2 and half foot fish tank, one in a rody and one in a mini duna. they all seem happy enough in them
     
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    none of mine have escaped through the bars :/

    because you can get 8mm space bars which is good

    i would recomend plastic cages as they heat up in the summer!



    ( the hamster died suffocating as he blocked the opening, and he had his eyes open and was laying flat :/ she said it was horrible :()
     
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    HI THERE
    this cage we got was 7mm gap between the bars but he still got stuck in them there is some much choice now im even more confused as what to get lol

    thank you to all who replyed
     
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