C&c size decisions help

PennyLane

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I’m planning on eventually having like 5-6 guinea pigs ((1 neutered male and 4-5 females)) I know bigger is better but could I do a 4x4 c&c ((21.778 sq ft)) where I’d only have to make one table for the cage or should I do a 3x6 c&c ((24.5 sq ft)) where I’d have to make 2 tables?
I kinda wanna go with the 4x4 c&c but that might be hard to clean in the middle
 

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Six piggies would need preferably 2x8 so equivalent sizes.

4x4 would be really hard to clean so maybe as you say 3x6

My advice would be 5 piggies. The more space you give them the happier they will be
 

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Six piggies would need preferably 2x8 so equivalent sizes.

4x4 would be really hard to clean so maybe as you say 3x6

My advice would be 5 piggies. The more space you give them the happier they will be
I decided for now to go with a 4x3 split in half (2x3) until 6 weeks after my male can be neutered
 

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I decided for now to go with a 4x3 split in half (2x3) until 6 weeks after my male can be neutered
My boy Furbys got his neuter appointment in early October so in November I’ll be able to turn the cage into a 4x3 this weekend I plan to finish building the 2 2x3s and on the 14th I’ve got a second pregnancy check X-ray for Fancy cause by then we should see spines :) and I’ve got my fingers crossed that the babies if she really has some in her are either both girls ((then all could go together once Furbys been neutered 6 weeks or a girl and a boy and I’d keep the cage permanently split girls one side boys other side
 
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