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How big of a cage for 6 suggies? #1410743
07/06/17 09:24 AM
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Hi everyone,
I'm sitting here contemplating adopting my 6th sugar glider, but I'm wondering what size of cage you all would recommend for this size collony, as I'm thinking mine might be a little small for 6, so what size would you recommend? smile

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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: OzzySugarGlider] #1410749
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I have a roughly 2'D x 3'W x 5' tall for my four. I have a large wheel, 3 pouches, two waters & snack trays, lots of hammocks, & tons of room left over. Probably can handle 8 & they'd be happy, from what I've seen elsewhere on-line. It was about $120 with shipping.

So that or maybe a little smaller?


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: Hutch] #1410753
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Originally Posted By: Hutch
I have a roughly 2'D x 3'W x 5' tall for my four. I have a large wheel, 3 pouches, two waters & snack trays, lots of hammocks, & tons of room left over. Probably can handle 8 & they'd be happy, from what I've seen elsewhere on-line. It was about $120 with shipping.

So that or maybe a little smaller?


I would say as large as Hutch's cage or bigger.


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: Feather] #1410756
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Originally Posted By: Feather
Originally Posted By: Hutch
I have a roughly 2'D x 3'W x 5' tall for my four. I have a large wheel, 3 pouches, two waters & snack trays, lots of hammocks, & tons of room left over. Probably can handle 8 & they'd be happy, from what I've seen elsewhere on-line. It was about $120 with shipping.

So that or maybe a little smaller?


I would say as large as Hutch's cage or bigger.


:agreed: As big as you can afford. Seems we always get carried away adding toys and things WE think suggies cannot live without wink


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: Hutch] #1410757
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Originally Posted By: Hutch
I have a roughly 2'D x 3'W x 5' tall for my four. I have a large wheel, 3 pouches, two waters & snack trays, lots of hammocks, & tons of room left over. Probably can handle 8 & they'd be happy, from what I've seen elsewhere on-line. It was about $120 with shipping.

So that or maybe a little smaller?


Sorry, I was apparently sucking at math yesterday when I converted from my metric tape measure (where did I put my SAE one?). The height is correct, but the other two is more like 28"D x 44"W. Not a lot of difference, but I still wanted to correct what I said.


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: KarenE] #1410761
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Originally Posted By: KarenE


:agreed: As big as you can afford. Seems we always get carried away adding toys and things WE think suggies cannot live without wink



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After observing my gliders for at least 4-5 years now, yes it took that long to convince myself that they're not going to play with toys the way I want them to shakehead I've reduced the number of toys. I still hang one or two extra in for my benefit (esthetics purposes), but just mainly the basic toys I've seen them utilize: wheels, a floor toy, play pit or toy box (which they don't use often) & forage toys w/pellets and occasional dried fruit. I did just get them a treadmill from SpinZone Global, placing it in there this evening so I can observe their reaction. I'm also beginning to place a braided fleece vine or two in there, because they do like climbing on those. A few fleece pieces and some wood perches/ledges complete the decor. Although I still want to change things up at times, so I do change out the few toys I do place in there, and rearrange some.

:sorry: for being a bit off_topic

But yes, I agree the size Hutch has should be good or if you can larger for 6. A lot of depends on your gliders and a bit on you how your furnish. You definitely want to have enough space for extra sleep options for them in case they want to spread out at times.

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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: OzzySugarGlider] #1410781
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Thanks everyone!!
My cage should be big enough then, it's around 6,5'x3,3'x3,3' would just love to give them even more space!! When I move to a bigger place they will definitely be given at least double the space smile

Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: OzzySugarGlider] #1410785
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That is a very generous space, for 6 or more, lucky gliders!


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: OzzySugarGlider] #1410795
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Originally Posted By: OzzySugarGlider
Thanks everyone!!
My cage should be big enough then, it's around 6,5'x3,3'x3,3' would just love to give them even more space!! When I move to a bigger place they will definitely be given at least double the space smile


I think that's bigger than my first dorm room...


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Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: Hutch] #1410799
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Originally Posted By: Hutch
Originally Posted By: OzzySugarGlider
Thanks everyone!!
My cage should be big enough then, it's around 6,5'x3,3'x3,3' would just love to give them even more space!! When I move to a bigger place they will definitely be given at least double the space smile


I think that's bigger than my first dorm room...


Haha, where the h*** did you sleep?? Curled up in a ball? Haha tounge

Re: How big of a cage for 6 suggies? [Re: OzzySugarGlider] #1410806
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