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Offline 666pluto

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New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« on: July 15, 2009, 03:47:08 PM »
I'm getting my new rats this Sunday, only i remembered to pain the cage today!
i was wondering basically, when can i start decorating the cage? i mean place all the toys and things i bought? only time i have is tomorrow since I'm working double shifts the two days after.
so will it be a problem to start doing all of this tomorrow or the paint needs to dry fully?

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2009, 03:49:07 PM »
What kind of cage is it?  If it's homemade, do you have a picture and/or the dimensions?  What paint did you use?
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Offline 666pluto

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2009, 03:56:23 PM »
it's not a home made cage, it's originally a bird cage i modified to rat cage. 30"L X 18"D X 18"T.
I didn't use a spray paint, i used a normal black paint and a brush.

hope it helps.

Offline Chunky

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2009, 05:33:59 PM »
exactly what do you mean by normal paint? theres really no such thing  :BlueDumboSmileTongue:


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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2009, 05:40:11 PM »
sorry i can't give more information on it, i don't have it any more and forgot it's name and brand.
i just bought a small black box of paint, added a small amount of Thinner to it, mixed it a little then used a brush to paint.

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2009, 06:31:05 PM »
is the paint non-toxic? I'd be worried about the rats chewing on the bars and getting sick.

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2009, 06:39:57 PM »
yes, it was stated on it  :).

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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2009, 06:42:24 PM »
oh, then you should be good :)


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Re: New paint, when can i start decorating the cage?
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2009, 06:42:58 PM »
ok thanks.