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Old 07-10-2017, 03:22 PM   #1
Sukirutski
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Question Detolf cage

I'm hopefuly getting a detolf after I move to my new apartment on the 18. So I'm curious on what your guys opinions are of detolf cages and some tips. Also how big is the package is cuz I have to order it online.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: Detolf cage

The detolf isn't the best cage out there for Syrians, but is perfectly fine for a dwarf (with the exception perhaps of a chinesey). It's a bit too narrow and shallow to hold enough bedding along with a 12 inch wheel like a Syrian would need. Besides that, you can't fit all that much enrichment for a Syrian. However, a dwarf hamster could thrive in a cage of this size. You have a Russian dwarf correct? A Russian would do very well in a detolf Some tips I can offer is to ensure you have the supplies to build a lid (mesh+wood, or just mesh if you're not all that creative). It's a pretty good and aesthetically pleasing cage so I would definitely recommend it for your Russian. I'm really not sure how large the package will be, or how they'll decide to ship such a large bit of furniture, but the detolf itself is 64x16 (in). Best wishes


DETOLF Glass-door cabinet, black-brown - 16 3/4x64 1/8 " - IKEA
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