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Cage diagram

  • optimum temperature range 18-29°C
  • indirect sunlight

Cage diagram explanation

A rectangular purpose-built plastic cage is shown with a minimum size of 80cm x 40cm x 40cm high. It is clear plastic with a well-fitting lid. The cage should not be in direct sunlight and cleaned 2–3 times weekly. Lining and litter are needed for the cage floor. At one end of the cage there is a small sleeping box. Inside the cage there are objects for gnawing, exercise toys like a rotating wheel and gnawproof, feeding containers for pelleted food and a container containing vegetables or seeds There are also tubes for hiding and a climbing branch. Sipper tubes or bottles are attached to the side of the cage and these should be washed daily.