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Old 02-14-2021, 07:41 AM   #1
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Is it easier to tame a hamster in a barred cage then in a terrarium?
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Old 02-14-2021, 08:01 AM   #2
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A lot depends on the hamster's personality but i think generally its easier to tame a hamster in a cage with a big front door because you can let the hamster walk out by themselves.
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Old 02-14-2021, 08:03 AM   #3
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The terrarium and the cage have a big front doot, but is it easier with a barred cage as I can give her candy trough the bars?
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Old 02-14-2021, 08:26 AM   #4
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The terrarium and the cage have a big front doot, but is it easier with a barred cage as I can give her candy trough the bars?
I thought it could be easier in the plaza knock down then in the terrarium.
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I guess by candy you mean treats like sunflower seeds etc. Yes, it can help to offer a hamster treats through the bars and the hamster can get used to your smell as well.
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I guess by candy you mean treats like sunflower seeds etc. Yes, it can help to offer a hamster treats through the bars and the hamster can get used to your smell as well.

Yes, sunflower seeds. What kind of cage then?
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Old 02-14-2021, 09:02 AM   #7
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Yes, sunflower seeds. What kind of cage then?
Which cage is the hamster in now?
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Old 02-14-2021, 09:06 AM   #8
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Which cage is the hamster in now?

Terrarium. I thinking of buying a barred cage to her. The only options is the plaza knock down or hamster heaven.
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Old 02-14-2021, 10:17 AM   #9
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Personally I wouldn't feed any animal through bars as it encourages snatching and if anyone does poke fingers and gets bit the animal couldnt be blamed.

I personally like a big front door and towering above in a tank can be daunting.

However, I think its best to remove the hamster from whatever cage and tame outside thheir environment on neutral ground. I have found more success that way than trying to tame in cage.

They can be totally different in the cage, nervous or terratorial
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Old 02-14-2021, 10:35 AM   #10
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Personally I wouldn't feed any animal through bars as it encourages snatching and if anyone does poke fingers and gets bit the animal couldnt be blamed.

I personally like a big front door and towering above in a tank can be daunting.

However, I think its best to remove the hamster from whatever cage and tame outside thheir environment on neutral ground. I have found more success that way than trying to tame in cage.

They can be totally different in the cage, nervous or terratorial
How do I do it then?
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