Could you teach guinea pig to not bury under fleece?

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Most people have their guinea pig fleece over the coroplast but it ruins the coroplast because it bends and breaks, I bought a cage liner which is heavy but they still manage to go underneath. I put hay where they could go underneath and etc but they still bury under the fleece eventhough I put so many hiding places. I wonder if there is a way to teach your guinea pigs to not bury under fleece and how?
 

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Most people have their guinea pig fleece over the coroplast but it ruins the coroplast because it bends and breaks, I bought a cage liner which is heavy but they still manage to go underneath. I put hay where they could go underneath and etc but they still bury under the fleece eventhough I put so many hiding places. I wonder if there is a way to teach your guinea pigs to not bury under fleece and how?
Are they warm enough? Burying and hiding is perfectly normal.
 

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Not much chance of teaching piggies anything except how to look cute and beg for treats I'm afraid! We weight down our fleece liners putting heavy wooden hidey houses or corner hay trays that clip to the bars in the cage corners, and I believe some people use bull dog clips to secure the fleece to the coroplast or cage bars... but burrowing is perfectly natural, you could add more fleece tunnels perhaps in the hope they will go inside those rather than under the cage liner?
 

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Are they warm enough? Burying and hiding is perfectly normal.
I think so because there is only 2 weathers here, very very very hot or very very hot and I do give them all the summer guinea pig necessity such as cold water bottle wrapped. Burying is pretty annoying though.
 

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I think so because there is only 2 weathers here, very very very hot or very very hot and I do give them all the summer guinea pig necessity such as cold water bottle wrapped. Burying is pretty annoying though.
It can be annoying. Perhaps they are hot? As if still wild guinea pigs will go deeper underground to escape heat. Maybe try the clips @PigglePuggle suggests? :)
 

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Clipping the fleece to the correx won’t ruin it. That’s what I do with my girls. Their fleece is too wide/long so I tuck it in between the correx and grids then clip it down.
 
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