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Offline SylviaTheRat65

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How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« on: January 25, 2011, 12:22:24 AM »
I'm getting a Critter Nation Double Unit for my birthday next month. I was wondering how many rats can I fit in that cage?

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 12:22:57 AM »
I believe it's 12, just like the Ferret Nation. 6 per single unit.
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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2011, 12:29:58 AM »
Yes the max is 12.

For any cage, just plug in the dimensions to a rat cage calculator.

http://www.fancy-rats.co.uk/information/guides/cagecalculator/

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2011, 01:07:55 AM »
Oh wow I didn't think it was that much. I was thinking around seven or eight, but not twelve.  :shocked2: 

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Thank you for the respond senowyn. =)

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2011, 01:23:09 AM »
The cage is bigger than you probably picture, it is HUGE! lol  You can do 12, but less rats would be very happy with all that extra room :)

No problem, its really helpful since it can be hard to tell just by the dimensions sometimes.

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2011, 01:34:50 AM »
I'm not going to get up to twelve rats, I think I'll lose my mind having twelve rats running around my room.  Maybe I'll add two more females, but other then that not adding anymore. Sylvia and Fay have the energy for five rats! Sylvia an her stealing my stuff to put in her cage and Fay trying to rat unrat proof my room.  ::)

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2011, 06:26:40 AM »
Sounds like you need a neutered boy to round out your mix!
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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2011, 09:01:47 PM »
Sounds like you need a neutered boy to round out your mix!


Already got two boys, they are just not as bad as the girls.  :BlueDumboSmile: They are getting neutered next month. So by the time I do get the Critter Nation I can put them all in the cage together.  :) Hopefully I'll have a hairless rat by then. I love hairless rats!

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2011, 09:11:37 PM »
Definatly i agree with you 12 is too many haha (no offense to anyone who has 12 or more ;D)

i dont think you should pack it full though..give them a little extra space for your furry friends

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2011, 09:31:38 PM »
I have 2 CNs, split into 4 groups - with 4,5,3, and 2 in each, respectively. Not sure I'd put 6 in one, but I have had boys that could happily live in a shoe box, for all they used the room.  Depends on activity level/personality.
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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2011, 09:49:47 PM »
I'm not planing on getting 12 rats. I might add two more rats, but I will for sure add a hairless rat in the mix. I always wanted a hairless rat! That is actually the kind of rat I was looking for before I found Stevie Rea. Still never had a hairless rat, but I'm hoping the pet stores will get them sooner or later. If I found a hairless rat it will make me so happy!   :D

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Re: How many rats can I fit in a Critter Nation?
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2011, 08:05:57 AM »
Guess I have an ezcuse to get a couple more girls. I only have two girls in a single CN. Im being kinda wasteful. I can hear it now.. " but honey the ladies on goosemoose say this cage can hold more then two" lol! An excuse for GGMR is always needed around my house!
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