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Will this be a good home?

Looking for a new cage for my GCC

Would this be a good sized one?
http://www.birdscomfort.com/cockatiel_bird_cages.html
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It doesn't look too small. I can't see why not!

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Perfect! I wanted a flat open top and this is the only one I found.

If Sparkle falls in love with the budgies she'll have the option of going in the massive flight cage with the budgies too, but I want her to have her own home.
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i think the 17" is a tad narrow, but not too bad, so as long as he or she gets lots of out of cage time, its not a problem at all it looks like a very nice cage!



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Thanks! Seems I can't get this one since they won't ship to Canada. The search continues...
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To me it looked a bit on the small side, but then again I have my parrotlet in a 32x21x35 inch cage.
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Yes this was the cage size I had for my green cheek and I found it to small, maybe the minimum a conure should be in.

Try wayfair.com
I got my flight cage from there and I absolutely LOVE it.my gcc never stops moving in it!
Here is a link if you are interested

http://www.wayfair.com/AandE-Cage-Co...1-AEC1048.html


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That is almost the same as my cages .. Except mine are HQ cages and have 2 front doors instead of one. I have all of my birds in them. You can't go wrong with that quality cage for that price!
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try canadacages.com they have great prices, great bird safe materials, and they ship in canada I just got one huge one from there for my quaker.

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Thanks Stephanie! There is far too much choice on that site! I don't even know where to begin!
So herein lies my issue... I'm looking for a cage that doesn't necessarily use a stand. I have a dresser I want to put it on. The one I first saw can be used without the stand, but I can't find any proper sized ones that can go off and on the sand. My budgie flight cage, even though very large has that option and I quite like it. The grate and seed catcher are a part of the cage, not the stand.
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The HQ flight cage can be used without stand and I am sure Kennedy's link can also be used without stand.
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Yup
My cage can be separated from the stand I love the option if being able to take it off!!


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I'd get a vision bird cage by hagen it comes with the sand but you don't have to use it, they come in tons of sizes.

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I'd get a vision bird cage by hagen it comes with the sand but you don't have to use it, they come in tons of sizes.
not to go against this but the vision cages are not wide enough or large enough for a green cheek i think.


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I have heard a lot of negative about them and some people who love them... i also think they are a bit small for a green cheek.
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to be honest, the vision cages are nearly too small for all birds. not deep enough (most only 14-15" deep) when i know even budgies should have a minimum of 18" and so do tiels, lovebirds, and many others. not many require smaller. even finches need room to fly in a good sized cage. so i'd say no for a GCC for a vision cage i do not like the vision cages based on the depth alone mostly as nearly every one of them is too narrow and this sets up for injury for birds if they are prone to panicking or nightfrights.


have you considered a single level Critter Nation? it's a rodent cage, but we got the Ferret Nations (same thing, but bigger bar spacing)



i dont think though the stand comes off :/

http://www.midwesthomes4pets.com/cat...nu=2&catid=140

this is our tiel's cage (they have the top level of a ferret nation, but shows you the size) this would be the same size as a single critter nation unit



if this helps even more, if you want the full cage, remove the divider in the middle. our chinchillas have a ferret nation too, when my husband cleans their cage he goes inside it since our chins do not like coming out of their cage. he spends time with them in there LOL this is the double unit size




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I am pretty against the vision cages, I think they're downright terrible to be honest

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Yeah, I looked at a few vision cages and am not so keen on them. I will go wonder about in some stores and online today.
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O well I'm just trying to help I don't have a vision cage but their pretty popular I assumed theyd be good whatever.

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O well I'm just trying to help I don't have a vision cage but their pretty popular I assumed theyd be good whatever.
Thats ok... you are allowed to put in your opinion... just cuz others dont share that opinion sometimes does not mean it is not valued !!
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