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Which cage? The age-old question!

Ok, really been studying cages for a GCC. Do I want a playtop or a flight cage? How big? How tall?
I know my 6 month old parrotlet is still clumsy, and falls when she gets crazy playing with all her toys all at once.
I was thinking of an HQ playtop 24w x 22xd x 30h with a stand. But, not all the sites tell you the interior measurements without the seed guard. So, is it really 24 inches long?
Deciding on which bird I wanted was less of a headache.

So, what do the conure owners have?
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Get a flight and load it with toys!

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Flight cages are awesome

I have a open top cage 25x17x45

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I love flight cages. I've turned the top into a playground with mine..I put a big landing perch on top and then put toys everywhere for them

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I have 3 HQ flight cages... they re 32 wide x21 deep x35 high not counting the stand... I have a GCC in one a parrotlet in the next and 5 budgies in the 3rd... i love these cages!!
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I say flight. Then you can make the top a playset afterways by putting tons of stuff up there.

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I feel the same way as the others. I also have cages with playgyms on top and they are equally enjoyed by the parrots. You can find information and types of cages at my website. Hope this helps a little. Best of luck.
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