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« Reply #150 on: January 26, 2009, 10:34:24 PM »
Eepowned, I love all of the pink in your cage :heart:  I can't wait to see your fish bed.

Here is my cage this time around.  I made the girls quite a bit of new stuff ;D



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« Reply #151 on: January 26, 2009, 10:51:38 PM »
Here are a few new ones of my girls checking out their new setup.


Them wanting to come back out and play.


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« Reply #152 on: January 30, 2009, 01:51:43 AM »
Weaver,

You have helped me make my final decision on my cage. I'm soooo getting that cage TOMORROW! I'm so happy.  :hyper: I just hope I can follow in your foot steps and make the cage as pretty as yours!


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« Reply #153 on: February 05, 2009, 03:37:03 AM »
I'm sooo jealous of your cage, Weaver. I want to live in it. lol

We cleaned and redecorated tonight. Also, got some shots of the BIG fish in cage. We've got the middle floor blocked off and covered with linoleum, as Wendy isn't quite ready to play nice with the ratlets. She is getting better, though! No scratches the last few playtimes. I made a bunch of hammies today as well as my first cube ever!







CUBE!


And cube and fish action shots. :)


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« Reply #154 on: February 05, 2009, 03:49:50 AM »
Oh could you help me make a cube? I have tried so hard and have ruined everyone of them! Please share your secret so I don't lose my mind!  :puppy_dog_eyes:


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« Reply #155 on: February 05, 2009, 04:51:30 AM »
Oh could you help me make a cube? I have tried so hard and have ruined everyone of them! Please share your secret so I don't lose my mind!  :puppy_dog_eyes:

There is a great tutorial for cubes on rattributes.com :)
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« Reply #156 on: February 05, 2009, 09:40:45 AM »
 :bow: Thank you so much!


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« Reply #157 on: February 05, 2009, 12:29:37 PM »
The rattributes tutorial is what I used when I made the cube. It's really awesome.

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« Reply #158 on: February 10, 2009, 09:16:21 AM »
Can someone tell me how you guys do those braided rope thingies with many many colors of fleece?  Me likes those!  :poke:
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« Reply #159 on: February 10, 2009, 10:21:30 AM »
Can someone tell me how you guys do those braided rope thingies with many many colors of fleece?  Me likes those!  :poke:

me too! me too!!  I've been eyeballing those for days!
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« Reply #160 on: February 10, 2009, 10:50:55 AM »
You just braid them simuliar to french braiding.

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« Reply #161 on: February 10, 2009, 10:54:02 AM »
French braiding is with 3 or 4 strands?  Also, do you run the same strand all along the braid or do you switch colors in the middle?  If you do, do you stitch them together? 
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« Reply #162 on: February 10, 2009, 11:01:16 AM »
Libitnia, I don't really understand what you are asking ???

I take and put a knot at the top of the five or six strands of colors I will be using.  I than divide them up, taking the outer color on each side, and one in the middle and than begin to braid.  Than you just keep taking the outer color and rotate them out as you go.

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« Reply #163 on: February 10, 2009, 12:57:35 PM »
Oohh.... I get it!  Sorry, I poorly worded that in the last post.  I didn't know if you used whole strands of each color, or if you made a long strand using different short ones....  But your explanation below clarified everything, thanks!!!  :bow:
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« Reply #164 on: February 12, 2009, 11:31:59 AM »
Okay now I have a project to do...Rope Braiding :)

Here is my Martins for Skylar and Izzy



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« Reply #165 on: February 15, 2009, 09:46:35 PM »
I love everyone's cages!  I have two FNs, but just ordered an R695.  Does anyone have a good idea of how many rats would fit in here?  I realize that there is a cage calculator, but I am hoping to hear about it from experience.  Also, it will be housing boys from my rescue litters until they are adopted.  How many baby rats would you put in it?  There may be like 25+ boys.  (not that I would put that many in the cage)  Any other good tips for new owners?
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« Reply #166 on: February 16, 2009, 01:57:35 AM »
I have 5 4 month old boys in my 695. It is very roomy and a lot larger in person then the pictures you see. According to the cage calculator it says you can put 5 rats in it. I know I have tons of room with 5 in mine. For babies, you could probably fit many in the cage until they are adopted as long as they are adopted young. The 695 is very much loved and I do love mine.


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« Reply #167 on: February 16, 2009, 11:54:02 PM »
I have 5 4 month old boys in my 695. It is very roomy and a lot larger in person then the pictures you see. According to the cage calculator it says you can put 5 rats in it. I know I have tons of room with 5 in mine. For babies, you could probably fit many in the cage until they are adopted as long as they are adopted young. The 695 is very much loved and I do love mine.

Thanks so much!  I am very excited, but they called to say it was on back order, so I ordered a R680 as well and they are giving me supplies to attach the two cages for free,so basically I could have either the two separate cages or the size equivalent of a RUUD!  (unfortunately it is still the PRICE equivalent of a RUUD, but as I mentioned I need space pretty bad, lol)

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« Reply #168 on: February 17, 2009, 12:48:04 AM »
Oh it is well worth the wait. You will never regret it. Just remember not to put the door on upside down like I did LOL. It took me 30 mins to put together and 3 hours to fix my door  :doh:


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« Reply #169 on: February 17, 2009, 10:10:41 AM »
That is great advice!  Although, I have a feeling that I am still going to do it...  ::)  When I got the FN, my hubby came home to find the parts all over the living room and we on the verge of tears! 

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« Reply #170 on: February 17, 2009, 11:13:31 AM »
Raiding the dollar store today and tomorrow so I can begin setting up my R695 for my two girls coming in after this weekend! Stay tuned...

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« Reply #171 on: February 17, 2009, 03:30:20 PM »
can't wait to see the pics Sun of Samsa.
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« Reply #172 on: February 17, 2009, 03:38:11 PM »
oh the Dollar Tree is my best friend. I went last week and bought TONS of rattie goodies LOL. I got the cutest toy "safety cones" from the toy section. I bought one for each cage. The rats don't even chew them but they play and flip around them. Here is a pic. They have cute little words on them too like incredible, fantastic, adorable, ect... I bought all my Dollar tree had LOL



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« Reply #173 on: February 19, 2009, 05:54:44 PM »
I have not posted my cage in a little while, so I thought I would update with my cage this time around :)

Here is the entire cage with doors open.


Upper level.


Bottom level.


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« Reply #174 on: February 19, 2009, 06:30:19 PM »
WEAVER: I really can't stand how fantastic your cage is everytime hahah :] I hope this thread doesn't die :( More people should post pictures!! *nudgenudge* There were so many in the stickied thread and like none here! I refuse to see it go under hahaha!

But anwho, Weaver, I know yo make your own liners, but how do you keep them in place? Binder rings? Binder clip? And I'm still in love with your ropes hehe.
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