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Here's my cages.
Boys:
It's really hard to get a full picture of their cage cause my rooms so small, I can't stand far back enough to get a good pic XD Here's a picture I got when I first got my rats (cage is pretty sparse) that kinda shows the full cage!


And here's the current layout:




And here's the girls cage:



 

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im so jelly! so we started out with a single floor for two rats ... up to three floors. but their "free time" adds up to 5+ hours a day and includes two sofas the bins to the left of the photo a table we place in front of those and im working on raps (with safety bars) taking them to the computer desks. i wish we spent money on a better cage. 400$ in and i feel like i wasted money. for bedding i ended up buying tiles from lowes and making sleeping bags out of them since i couldn't find trays for such a small cage and the fact we started with an aquarium because the guy at the pet store recommended it. but in a year or so once we get more rats ill upgrade their cage. till them i just want to work on allowing them to have as much free space as possible while out. even though most the time their doors are open for "free time" they don't rat home so far.jpg venture further than the first sofa
 

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When I first got my rats I had no idea I would spend $300+ on getting a cage put together for them, but 4 weeks later, here we are.
I put together their DCN a week ago. For right now they are restricted to the top section because they are still quite small, but I think I will open up the bottom section sometime next month.
The arrangement of some items has already changed from this picture since I've cleaned the cage twice & I rearrange everything every time I clean. They were surprisingly easy to litter train - I was so worried considering all the stories about boys being harder to train.
I keep a lot of free floor space because my boys love to run and play and wrestle and stretch out and I rarely find them in the hammocks or boxes.

 

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I'm currently using a bird cage for my three ratties. It's a Prevu Hendrix and admittedly is a touch too small for 3 rats. For two girls it is okay. I plan on upgrading when the girls get bigger :) For now it does the job. The skyflakes tub has a plastic lid that I cut a opening in for them. The lid comes off to ease cleaning. The newspaper is on a wire ledge that I got for my birds originally. I plan on adding some shelf adhesive to it later on, when I actually bring home my girls.

IMG_5220 by Vampiric Conure, on Flickr
 

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I can't wait until I can get a nice big cage for my skeet skeet and fiances Remi. I made a cage out of a tub for them to at in but they also have a small starter cage with nothing to play on but a wheel. Here is the tub cage I made them. Soon I'll get them something better. But for now they seem to love it.
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A tub is quite a poor cage! they have no vertical climbing space and very little room, please give them a proper cage!Also why are you promoting another forum so heavily??
 

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This is the newer, bigger cage. Actually fits three adult rats as opposed to 2 rats and a squished-in third. I have more stuff to add to the cage, like a few pop bottle tunnels, but for now, this is what it looks like :)

The upgraded rat cage Aug 31 2018 by Vampiric Conure, on Flickr
 

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Aaaand my final upgrade - a Feisty Ferret Cage (I thought it was a Ferret Nation originally, but I was wrong, LOL). I literally just put the girls in it and I'm watching for escapees. So far it's a hit and the rats enjoy the larger space :) Been an hour and no one's escaped. Yet.

Ferret cage set up sept 26 2018 by Vampiric Conure, on Flickr
 

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My two double critter nations I have connected together. I plan on making a plexi glass bottom pan to fill with aspen and I use fleece on the couple shelves.
 

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Hey everyone!

A while back, our old cage thread was accidentally lost in the site transfer. So we're starting fresh here.

Post any pictures and information you have of your rat cage setups here! Keep in mind this is a picture only thread, so please keep discussion off it.

Any chat or casual posts will be deleted. If you like someone's cage and want to let them know, you can send them a PM instead.

I'll start with mine.







This is my Martins R-680, which housed my 2 boys. All the liners and hammocks were made by me :)
 

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My DCN for my four girls who are currently free roaming around and wreaking havoc everywhere lol. I took out 2 of the main ramps because I found that none of them took a interest to them much and preferred just to jump up or climb their way to the next platform.
 
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