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Lizardgirl has one and I've got one that I've tried with Pebbles and Marley. Pebb's was a petite girl and she loved it. Marley is over 600g and she liked it as well.
 

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I have one and Inky and I love it. (him for pooping/running on, me for cleaning :lol: ) It is quieter than the bucket wheel I have, and has no bearing so is completely submergable (think I spelled that wrong...) in water.
 

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Do they fling poo further?? i would think that because of the pitch, the poo would fling STRAIGHT into the wall that is behind it.. Just a thought though - i would LOVE to try one of those.. it looks soo easy
 

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well, since it doesnt fling the poo, do you find that there is less caked on because it slides off easier? I just think that the regular wheels, being flat and sometimes curved inward, that they would just collect the poo in the bottom, but the flat disk would just let it slide to the ground..

Just curious.. I just got my hedgie today :D and i am SOO psyched... Just looking for fun things for him.> he came with LOADS of stuff, but ofcoarse.. i want MORE
 

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I used the small version for my pet mouse and really liked it for all the reasons mentioned above. She did not like it for the following reasons.

It took up too much in the cage not leaving enough room for toys.
To run on it she had to constantly turn (this may not be an issue for a hedgehog depending on how big the large size is).
She couldn't figure out how to make it move as fast as she can make her wheel go.

And about the poo flinging, I didn't find it that bad, never had one flung out the cage or anything but it tended to spray urine if she peed while she was running on it.

In the end we just stuck with her regular old wheel that came with the cage.

I was contemplating one for the hedgehog but assumed it would have most of the same problems. Plus they are harder to find unless you order them online as petsmart doesn't seem to stock them yet and most other pet stores don't know what they are.
 

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i think that a hedgie might slide off it...and then be scared to get back on. :?
 

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i think that a hedgie might slide off it...and then be scared to get back on. :?
My hedgie has only slid off his once or twice, and it was because he got too excited and overran the wheel. I just made sure there were a couple of layers of fleece at the bottom for a landing pad, just in case. He never acted afraid of it. After he got the hang of it he hasn't had any problems. He's on it half the night now.
 

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ok. good idea with the fleece. i'll have to add the FS and some fleece to my list... :)
 

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Kiah loves his flying saucer, and we enjoy it because we can watch him running more easily... :)

It's lasted longer than his other wheels, it's easier to clean, and is very quiet
 

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I would take those blocks out immediately.
Hedgies are not like rodents. They do not need to file their teeth or have something to constantly chew on, and if she breaks a tooth, it will be forever lost. So take it out before she actually does break her teeth on it.
 
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