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Old 08-27-2017, 08:26 PM   #1
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What do you think of this second hand rate cage I found? I'm trying to get the rat babies set up properly, and a nice enclosure is a good first step, I think.
Also, they're asking $70 for it. Would those of you with experience in purchasing rat cages say this is a fair price? If it's not, then what? They're open to offers.

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Old 08-28-2017, 12:23 AM   #2
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is this short term or long term?
The shelves have pee rivers and cage is rusted so not worth a lot.

If a rat can get their head through bars, they car usually get their body through the bars so you need very small bar spacing or you will need to cover the outside with hardware cloth.

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You might want to look for a Midwest critter nation second hand

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I wouldn't do it -- looks to be in bad shape, and $70 could go towards a much nicer cage like a Critter Nation. Or haggle to get it lower. Should definitely not pay any more than $30-40 since it's in such bad condition.
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I wouldn't. I know exactly what cage that is and it sells for $70 new:

I bought it as a temp/travel cage and it's actually quite nice! It folds up (which is what I needed) and has small (half inch) bar spacing. It's actually quite heavy when folded up but is a decent size for a fold up cage! 30" tall, 18" deep, and 30" wide which can hold 2 rats comfortably but I've used it for 5 rats for a night or two when traveling. I suggest taking all the levels and putting them side by side to make one big platform.
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Thanks for sharing amazon link.. Its helpful..

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