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Stacking two indoor 4ft cages?

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lily 74

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Hi,

I am looking to free up some space for my new cage I am getting and was wondering is it okay to stack two ferplast 120cm cages directly on top of each other?

I haven't got a big enough table to put inbetween the cages.

My only concern is is the cage underneath strong enough and also I am worried not enough daylight would get to the piggies underneath?

Has anyone else done this? I have heard someone mention it before

Thanks!
 

aalur

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i had stacks before c & c, i had them staggered if you get what i mean, the lower one poking out slightly further, i used to rotate them every week so they'd get light.
As long as you feel they are secure, it should be fine x
 

PopcornPigs

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The only issue is getting in (ferplast opens from the roof part) and whether they're sturdy enough to hold the weight.. I've heard that they're not that strong. I had this issue, one option could be to get a stand for a 120cm then get a rabbit 100 which will fit underneath the stand ..
 

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The ferplast cages I have got are quite sturdy and good quality.

Yes I hadn't thought of the issue with opening up the fronts! have to find a way round that.

Like the stand idea, but a 100cm would be too small as I have two boars as well
 

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Thats true, hadn't thought of it like that:))

I feel more confident now about stacking them:))
 
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