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Plastic mats and fabric

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Okay, so as you all know, I am making my own cage. Now, Im debating whether I should use plastic mats or fabric to cover the wire they will be walking on. What are the pros and cons of both? I also dont know what I should use for the bottom of the cage. Does fabric hold smell well? How often do you wash it? The only thing I wouldnt like about the mats is that it doesnt absorb anything so I would constantly be wiping them down. What do you guys think?
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fabric can get pretty gross, and I'd say (depending on how many rats you have) you should replace it 2-3 times a week.

plastic would be much easier to spot clean!

Some people use linoleum tiles, and I have not tried it yet but i'm planning on putting them in my cage today. I'll let you know how it goes :)
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