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Charlotte Lines

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This is my guinea pigs cage at the moment, each section holds 2 boys! Is it big enough? Do I need to make it more interesting? If so how?

Plus, does anyone have any good recipes for treats or know of treats at pet shops that Guinean pigs like? I cannot find any that they like! :/

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I personally think it is too small. What are the overall measurements of one enclosure?
 

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Oh my - 80 x 80 is really quite small for 2 guinea pigs, and males in particular usually need more space than females.
A super guide to cage sizes is here.
It helped me a lot when I was first working out how much space my lot needed.
Cage Size Guide
 

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But I also wanted to add that I think the idea of using a small pet shop cage kept open, with an attached run is a great idea.
If you made the runs bigger it would be a really good set up.
 

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my two boys are in 154x78 and they are small boys.Minimum is 140 long by 60ish wide.The more space the better to be honest.It decreases the chance of them fighting.
 

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I would just use different hays, redigrass or fruit and veg as treats, much healthier.
 

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If that is the only space you have available you could do a two tiered 160X80.Would be a great space for them.
 

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Would the cages be able to sit on top of a c & c grid? So the cage is the upper floor? They don't seem to fight anymore, I used to have a three and they were constantly fighting so I got Rolo and put them in pairs. Touch wood, this has worked so far! I have made the pen another c&c grid bigger but that's as big as it can be without becoming a pain :/
 

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You could just use the transit thrashed as litter trays in the two tier cage.You may get ideas from the c&c cage thread.A few people have two tier c&c.The floor space would be really good for them.
 
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