How much floor time should a Guinea pig get, and if i can't give enough, can i make the cage bigger (and how big for 3 Guinea pigs)

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How much floor time should my piggies have. And if I can't give them that can I make the cage bigger? how big (for 3 piggies)
 

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Your piggies should have as much floor time as you can give them, but ideally a few times a week. If their cage is only meeting minimum sizes then they will need to come out more often - if their cage is larger then they may be fine with coming out a few times a week.
I’m assuming you’ve got three sows - three sows together need a cage of 180cm x 60cm, or a 2x5 c&c cage (Which measures 180cm x 77cm).
how you can make it bigger depends hugely on what your current set up is.
 

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That’s a good amount of floor time
if your cage is a 2x8 then that is plenty big enough for three sows and wouldnt need to be made bigger. With a cage that much bigger than the recommended size of 2x5 then they have plenty of space to get plenty of exercise within the cage
 

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Yayyy! My oldest girl has been in pet store cages for years and I recently discovered how bad it was, and she isn't growing through that anymore, (I've gotten 2 more since I got her)
 

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Your girl must be delighted with all the space she's got for popcorns and zoomies!
 
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