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What size would i need for a adult guinea pig??

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medium or large for 1 pig but for 2 cavy's get 2 houses. Every guinea pig should have one house
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i would buy something pretty big becuase my guniea pig likes to spred out and sleep so i would go x-tra large to large if i were you ! :-)
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for an adult Guinea Pig i would get the largest one if i were you.

i hope you and your Guinea Pig have a good time!
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Medium
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A medium or a large if you have two, although it would be better to have two mediums if you have two
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A medium
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The medium igloo would work great for a guinea pig. I use the medium for 1 chinchilla, and it's perfect.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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What size would be good for a hedgehog?

I'm getting a hedgehog and I'm not sure if I should get the extra small or the small igloo. He is a small guy maybe a little bigger than a regular hamster.
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The medium igloo, is the best size for a hedgehog. I am a U.S.D.A licensed breeder with 48 hedgehogs. Medium is the best size.
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small
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probably the medium!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Small would be ok for now. I have a hedgehog and I got the medium for him and he likes it a lot.
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The extra small is for mice haha. He wouldnt even be able to get through the door! A medium is a perfect size for a hedgie. :)
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What size?

What size should I get for 2 or 3 medium rats?
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you should get 2 medium huts or 1 large huts.
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for 2-3 medium rats i would get the largest one if i were you.

i hope you and your rats have a good time!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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Hamster3199
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Large
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As in cages?
Well my older sister uses a regular 20 gallon tank for her 3 female rats (which are pretty big). You can buy a lid made for tanks that aren't for holding fish. I recommend it because it's spacious for rats, but not too large for your home. Just make sure to provide entertainment and plenty of chew sticks for them :)
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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what size would be good for a teddy bear hamster

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I would get a mini sized igloo hideaway I bought the mini for my brother's teddy bear hamster Teddy. And he has room but if you want your hamster to have lots of space then I would get a small but a mini should be fine c:
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for a teddy bear hamster i would get the medium one if i were you.

i hope you and your hamster have a fun time together!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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I would go with the next size down. This may be a bit too big for a hamster.
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answered 2 years, 5 months ago
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Small or bigger
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what size for a dwarf hamster

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extra small if they do not have that small it would be the best.
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for a dwarf hamster i would get the small hide away igloo if i were you.

i hope you and your hamster have a good time together!
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i have a dwarf hamster and i just got him the medium and its perfect size he luvs it
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How much do Chinchillas cosy?

i was thinking to buy 1
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About $130 from petco
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I got one as a kid she was about 100 dollars not including cage and supplies.
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Which size is big enough for a mini rex rabbit?

I have a mini rex, he is 9 months old. What size would be big enough for him to sleep/hide in?
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You'll need a large for anything bigger than a netherland dwarf, lionhead or polish. I have a 4 lb dutch and a 4.5 lb dutch/rex mix and both of them were too big to get through the opening of the medium igloo.
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I would figure a medium. I will be getting a mini lop, and thats what size I would get.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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Is this ok for my rabbit?

and what size would be best??? (i have a dwarf rabbit)
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Medium or Large
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answered 2 years, 5 months ago
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Not really. This is made for hamsters, mice, rats and those animals, not rabits.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
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Are these good with teddy bear hamsters? Will they chew them badly?

hamster name: Lucy
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they are ok for hamsters and they chew them badly. if i were you i would get the ones that are not plastic and that they can chew on nicely. besides, its better for their teeth and it files them down.

i hope you and your hamster have a good time together!
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answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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yes and sometimes but not likely
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which size is good for a 2 month old chinchilla

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none of them do NOT put your chin in cloth it may kill it
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answered 2 years, 4 months ago
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medium
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what size for ratties?

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for a rat i would get the largest hide away igloo if i were you.

i hope you and your hamster have a good time together!
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answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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Hamster3199
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Small
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can a mama guinea pig and about 4-5 babies(pups) fit in a large hideaway?

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Possibly for a very short time. I have a large hideaway or "pigloo" and only one adult fits comfortably. With a large litter the babies might be small enough for a short time but they will very soon outgrow it.
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yes, i think they could but if you want to have baby Guinea Pigs that you give them TONS of space and don't touch the babies because the mother won't feed it and it will die.

i hope you have fun breeding Guinea Pigs!
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What size hideaway would I get for a syrian hamster or a golden hamster? How many hideaways come in a package?

I do not have a hamster yet but I am getting one very soon. When I get enough money. I was wondering what size I should get. I will be getting a baby hamster but i'm not sure what kind yet. Please answer my question!!!
Thank-you!!!
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You should get a medium sized igloo (the petco kind) for your hamster. Make sure you have a very spacious cage for your hamster, and don't touch him/her for the first 6 days. After that, only touch him/her once a day and give her a treat. I got my hamster at 4 months so I didn't have to worry about this kind of stuff. Also make sure that you only clean the cage once a week because your hamster will have to start all over hoarding and making its nest each time you clean the cage.
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The smallest size would be adequate for a hamster. The smaller the hide away the less expensive it is, and whatever size hide away you do get for your hamster (even a washed empty cut off milk carton 2 quart size or an empty tissue box works well) he or she will undoubtedly stuff it full with tissue or bedding material which they shred and pack into the house till its completely full! My hamsters always shredded kleenex and or cotton balls even toilet paper, they shred it just how they like it and will pack it into their cheek pouches and pull it out and make their nest with it in the hide away shelter you give it. Milk cartons and tissue boxes are good but after a while they shred those too!
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What size should I get for a hermit crab?

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I would recommend the extra-small size would be appropriate for a hermit crab :)
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What size should i get for a dwarf hamster?

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The smallest one :)
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usually you would get the small one
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Teddy Bear

Is this big enough for a fat teddy bear hamster? i bought him a mini one but he got so fat the he doesn't fit in it anymore.. Also, when your buying this online do they just send you whatever color or can you request a certain one?
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i would get a medium. i got the small and its too low for my teddy bear to fit
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Yes, it is. I would get a medium or small depending on how large your hammie is.
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how big of a cage do i need for a grown guinea pig

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I got my adult guinea pig a large and it really is a lot of room for her to lay in and move around in. When she moves in the large, the igloo doesn't move at all because there is so much space. Depending on your cage, you could probably buy a medium for an adult guinea pig and it would still have room. Attached below is my adult guinea pig in a large igloo (my cage is 2ftx3ft):
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Depends on size of guinea, but I bought a large and that will acoomodate my guinea for all her growth.
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Would a small or medium sized igloo be good for a syrian hamster?

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Mini to Small is the best size to get medium to large is for guinea pigs, ferrets bigger small animals
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You should small, or mini.
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is this good for chinchillas?

mine is just a baby.
abruptly 3-4 months old.
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I would by a large if I were you because then you won't have to keep going out and buying different sizes
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Yes, I use it for my two Chinchillas since they were 3-4 mos old. Mine barely chews it and sleeps in it most of the day.
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What size for robo hamster?

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tiny, robo hamsters are small I have seen many before! If you want to get two get more then one house or get a large house and a little bigger cage. Tips for people that read if you get more then one hamster get two girls unless you want hamsters to have babys!!!!!!
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You should probably get small, or mini.
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