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Dont forget the mesh!

Jan 17, 2010

 Dont forget the mesh!

Most cages used for sugar gliders will have 1/2" bar spacing all around. This is acceptable for climbing on but isnt much for the animals to stand on or perch comfortably.

I recommend laying 1/2" or even 1/4" mesh cloth on the floors of the cage. This gives more surface area for them to rest their weight on yet it still allows most things to fall through.

All you need to do is cute the mesh to size and fasten it with four or so tie wraps.

If you happen to have one of the typical Tower Cages that are preferred in our community, then you have the ability to also build a second floor for the animals with mesh too. This give double the floor space for perching, exploring or placing objects, and it makes the occupants happy. A cage can never have too many hides, pouches, shelves and things to explore and stimulate.


May 15 2016 : 01:10:28 PM
hardware mesh DParker. you can buy it at any home improvements, home depot, ace, etc.

Sep 21 2012 : 09:02:48 PM
Where can you buy it?

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NUTHOUSE (3) Pican 4/30/2002, died 6/02/2010 Buddy 5/01/2006 Hazel 2/01/2007, rehomed 11/28/2011 Maya 4/25/2007 Pili 4/25/2007 MISFITS (3) Big Guy 9/23/2003, died 1/29/2014 Lil Guy 9/23/2003, died 5/13/2015 Hunter 4/19/2006, died 3/23/2014 JP 8/12/2006 Shikoni 2004 Kioko 2003 Washi 2003, died 5/27/2014 SUGARSHACK (3) Chico 1/15/2006, died 9/14/2011 Cookie 10/15/2005 Kimmie 10/15/2005 Lucky 5/25/2007 Spritz 8/24/2007, died 7/06/2011 Ginger 8/24/2007, died 12/16/2012 Rock 9/09/2007, died 3/23/2013 Crystal 9/09/2007, died 11/01/2012


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