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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-30-2012, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thinking of switching cages

I have a few old cages however, I myself am having a feeling her current cage is to small for her. I do have a few old cages. heres some of the ones that I do have.


The first one is an old ferret cage which I can clean the bottom and disinfect.




This is ziva's cage, i can switch between the two



Here is a better view of the current cage that Honeybear is in


The cage on the left.
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go with the ferret cage its the best, the other two are WAY too small for a sunday



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I did end up switching to the ferret cage. she's enjoying it as I type she loves walking upside down on the top of the cage and she'll hang with one foot and beak closed and bat her wings in a heart shape and chirp I call her bat bird while she does that.
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are you able to afford a larger cage?
the ferret cage is good for a temporary cage, but i would look into getting a much larger one. as you can see from honey bear, conures are crazy energetic birds that never sit still and need all the room they can get!

check your local classifieds! they often have good deals on cages!


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Those cages are probably the minimum for one cockatiel. Conures are much more energetic so they need a lot of room. I'm glad you've moved her to the bigger cage.

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Personally when it comes to conures, especially a larger conure such as yours, I would get a flight cage. All of the cages look very very small and unless the birds are out for hours at a time I don't feel they could be comfortable. How big is the ferret cage? It's a huge step up!

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