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  1. Housing & Accessories
    Hi, I just moved my guy, Leo, into a new cage, but beings as it's a tote, I'm not sure what kind of heating element would be best. Aka, I don't want to start a fire. I haven't used any sort of heating elements yet because I had him at home and our AC was broken so my room stayed at 77-79 F at...
  2. Cages
    Hello! I currently have my hedgehog, Cassie, in an about 2x3 foot bin cage. She is very intergenic at night and I feel like she needs a bigger cage. I couldn't find a bigger bin though. I don’t feel comfortable making a c&c cage for her because she is a bit of a climber and even with the plastic...
  3. Health
    Hi everyone, I've finished building my hedgehog new cage this evening, I did it by moving a panel of an aquarium I don't use anymore, and to do so I had to use silicon to make it stay where it's needed. This silicon is one of those not-toxic for fishes, but it is obviously smelling a little...
  4. Cages
    I'm considering a hedgehog, but my parents said I'm not allowed to keep it in my room (my mum is a clean freak). My dad has an office attached to our garage, would that be a suitable place to keep the cage? Unlike the actual garage, the office has windows and is very clean (I wouldn't say our...
  5. Cages
    I hate the look of a wire cage and couldn't find a viv I liked, would something similar to this work? I really like like looks of the cage in the image but those are only sold in the uk so i was looking for an alternative...
  6. Heating
    I am getting my first hedgie, Ian, tomorrow. I set up my cage and heating set up last night and I have a question about it. His cage is at the end of my bed and has a complete CHE set up (lamp, thermometer, thermostat). Is it ok for me to sleep with my fan on low?
  7. Cages
    Hello! I am currently looking into doing a bin cage for my future hedgehog, and I was wondering if anyone knows of a good bin to use, that is a good size for a hedgie. If any of you have any recommendations, I would love to hear them. Thanks!
  8. General Questions
    I am planning on bringing home my baby hedgie and I have made a spacious, 2 level C&C cage! I am worried about a few things though. First: It's not too big for her, right? Its 42x28 Second: I've read that it's possible she can climb up the cage and I don't want her to squeeze through them. My...
  9. Cages
    Hey, sorry i have been posting a lot recently, but I want to make sure all my info is correct before I get the hedgehog. I might be posting a thread for the other things linked in with the housing a hedgehog forum. I have decided on getting an African Pigmy hedgehog(:-D) because I think it...
  10. Cages
    I know this sounds like a super ridiculous question, but I'm looking into getting a little hedgebaby. I am planning to get a clear sterilite bin to use as a cage, as well as researching a few other options I'm wondering if getting something like this would be safe to put the little hedgie in...
  11. Housing & Accessories
    So I am setting up my ThumbTack in a bigger cage, with a different wheel, and I also want to switch to fleece liners...should this be done in stages? I have a bit of time before his new cage with pass the safety test...Is be 2 level, so I still have to make sure he wont injure himself off ramps...
  12. General Questions
    Hi all! So happy I stubbled upon this forum. I’m getting a baby hedgie this weekend and so excited! I had a question regarding housing for here. I am gone for about 3 days every month for work. My friend hads agreed to take care of her for the time that I am gone per month, but I have to bring...
  13. General Questions
    Hello All, I'm looking into getting a Hedgehog over the next month or so and was wondering if it would be possible (and more importantly safe for the hedgehog) to repurpose for use with my future hedgehog. The little second-floor area would be removed so they couldn't fall and I'd be adding...
  14. Mites
    So now that I know that much, I plan on getting him to vet and everyone. But this thread is me asking what all should I do. Should I get rid of the wood houses? Will it effect me? Will it effect cats, dogs, etc. What are some precautions I should take? Do I need to do anything specific to the...
  15. Heating
    Hiya! I'm a soon to be hedgie owner and this may be a very silly question but here goes :D The savic plaza is the cage I will be getting for my hedgehog (the green ramp will not be being used)...
  16. Housing & Accessories
    Hi guys, I'm new to the hedgie community but am loving it so far! A little Background, I have had my hedgie, Barbara, for a couple of months now. Unfortunately for me, 1 month after adopting her she gave birth to 4 babies! All are healthy, and will be ready for new homes (which have already been...
  17. General Questions
    Hi, is it alright to have a heat lamp sitting directly on the wire top of my cage? As opposed to making a set up or rigging a stand where the lamp would hang above the cage. Will putting it directly on top make the metal bars extremely hot or anything? thank you for any help! :):D
  18. General Questions
    Hi, I am getting my baby hedgehog Quilbert from a breeder in one week, I was wondering if it would be okay to keep his cage in my laundry room. I am concerned that the noise from the washer and dryer machines might be upsetting and too loud for him? They are newer models and arent insanely loud...
  19. Cages
    Hi all! I've recently purchased a baby hedgie, and I'm going to pick him up next week (YAY!). However, after I sent the breeder a picture of my habitat (an 8sq/ft C&C cage with a top and coroplast on the sides to prevent climbing) she said that it was much too large, and that "smooth-brained"...
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