Author Topic: Critter Nation Pans  (Read 511 times)

Offline idogiam

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Critter Nation Pans
« on: June 03, 2016, 10:36:30 PM »
So I'm buying a DCN tomorrow (for just my two boys! They're going to have an obscene amount of room >.<) because there's a girl near me selling one for $125. My brother can make pans for the cage out of aluminum and get them powder-coated very cheaply. So my question is, is aluminum safe to use as a material for a rat cage? It will be powder-coated, but I figured I'd check to be sure first. I asked about stainless steel, but it would cost about the same as it would to buy them from Bass, without shipping, so I'd much rather do aluminum.

Offline BigBen

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Re: Critter Nation Pans
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2016, 03:55:28 PM »
Aluminum will be fine.  With aluminum, you could probably get away with not painting it, but powder-coating is a great finish, so if your brother can get it done cheaply, go for it!  You could also do regular steel, which would be a lot cheaper than stainless, since your going to powder-coat it.
« Last Edit: June 04, 2016, 03:57:11 PM by BigBen »
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