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Old 11-08-2018, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, So story time.
My boyfriend and I have been looking for a cage for Hedwig (our hedgehog). We would like one that looks nice for our place but doesn't cost an arm and a leg to buy. I have seen a few different ones but they are all around 200$ which is kinda expensive. I don't really want to go through a whole lot of work making a cage but I was trying to think of some creative things we could use for his cage that would give him a lot of room. I don't really like C&C cages but I have looked at rabbit hutches. Anyways, I was wondering if anyone thought an indoor green house would maybe be a decent idea for a cage? Here the link of the one I was thinking about. Please feel free to give your input. I would love all the advice I can get.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Belham-Li...-Box/484788497

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Old 11-09-2018, 02:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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First off it's less than 6 square feet so not big enough and secondly greenhouses are made to hold in moisture and would not have near enough ventilation. Another issue is that with it being wood it would be hard to clean and if you had a mite issue you wouldn't be able to disinfect it properly.

What type of heating set up were you planning to use?
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I have actually found a new cage that is meant for small animals that I think will work really nicely.
https://www.wayfair.com/pet/pdp/tuck...-tkmp1856.html

This is the one I am thinking about getting. I think it will be perfect.
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The size and ventilation is much better in that cage. You will have to totally enclose all the upper levels and the ramps.
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You could look at a zoozone 2 I found mine for about 50 cant remember where. But its not the best cage but it is one level.

Also vivariums are okay, you seal the wood then put down fabloon on the inside to cover the walls and floor, some people put it on the top to. Also most 3ft and 4ft vivs come with 4 ventalation slots, also all these come as a single, which would be better than that as you cant use the second tire. So then you struggle to do anything with the second tire.
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How would you enclose the top level? Any ideas?
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Old 11-10-2018, 11:29 AM   #7 (permalink)
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It would probably be easier to just remove the top level than trying to enclose it. Whatever you used to enclose it would have to reach up to the top of the cage or totally enclose the level like a box. The same goes for the ramp.
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