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Is a 18&3/4deep, 22&3/4 wide, 34&1/2 tall at center OK for a conure? Top will b open during day for free flight & play
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There are multiple links for this question. My advice is to get the largest you can afford.

For a single, small Conure, the minimum cage size would be about 28” x 22” x 30”. A larger Conure would need something bigger, minium of 36” x 28” x 34”. Giving your bird double her wingspan as the width of the cage is ideal. Putting two conures in this size cage would be a bit cramped so you would definitely want a larger cage no smaller than 36” x 28” x 34” for small conures; a cage 40” x 30” x 45” would be much better for 2 birds. Still, it is always best to get the biggest cage your budget can afford. Remember that the entire cage should be cleaned at least once a week.


http://www.bird-supplies.net/conure-cages.htm

BTW, Conures prefer width in a cage to height, I've been told d/t their habit of climbing rather than flying.
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Would it b alright to start with this cage while he's little ,get a bigger one later?
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Would it b alright to start with this cage while he's little ,get a bigger one later?
If this is all that you have to give this little guy a home, I'd say yes, especially since it will be open for him to get out when he wants to. A bigger cage eventually would be ideal. I think you'll find he's pretty active right from the beginning.......make sure he has toys inside and out regardless of the cage size. I spent bazillions on toys for (larger)parrots, but they are just not that interesting to my conure. I've found a better site with toys he's going nuts over: http://www.chopmisthill.com/bird_toys

BTW, conures really don't get bigger unless you have a small baby one. In that case he needs some pretty specialized care, and others on this site are more adept at giving advice on that, which I would greatly advise.

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What species of conure?
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Yeah, I would like to know what type of conure also.




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Wouldn't it be better to wait and save up more money for a big cage?
There will be times you can't be at home and open the cage all day.
I know i have high demands on the cage size. My linnies' cage is 35 x 24 x 50 inches, linnies are much smaller than conures.
Please think about Eve's suggestions!
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Wink cage size

I will be getting a pineapple GC. The measurement are incorrect of earlier. Checking it cage is23w x19d x 35 at highest point. I didn't think those numbers were right earlier. I'm retired so only seldom will he/she have to b confined. As far as toys, I'm going to run rope through his room, hang things from ceiling, lots of bells & balls. Sugarcreek Birdfarm in Belbrook Ohio is where I'll be getting it. Dealt with them many times trust them. Being weaned/Han fed now. I'll put dep on it & should b ready end of Sept early Oct. I really appreciate any advice, suggestions , toy & perch ideas. Thanks again
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I will be getting a pineapple GC. The measurement are incorrect of earlier. Checking it cage is23w x19d x 35 at highest point. I didn't think those numbers were right earlier. I'm retired so only seldom will he/she have to b confined. As far as toys, I'm going to run rope through his room, hang things from ceiling, lots of bells & balls. Sugarcreek Birdfarm in Belbrook Ohio is where I'll be getting it. Dealt with them many times trust them. Being weaned/Han fed now. I'll put dep on it & should b ready end of Sept early Oct. I really appreciate any advice, suggestions , toy & perch ideas. Thanks again
This one?
http://www.ebay.com/sch/items/?_nkw=...adis=&LH_CAds=

BTW, sounds like a great setup in the room.

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