Rosewood Options Adobe Gerbilarium
Welcome to what is our third gerbil cage review, this time featuring a cheap gerbilarium. We did find it very difficult to find a cheap gerbilarium which offered the features and the size required to keep gerbils whilst adhering to correct welfare requirements.
If your budget is very low, it can be possible to construct your own gerbilarium, however, we have found it difficult to attach and arrange the accessories your gerbils will need (especially the water bottle).
The Rosewood Options Gerbilarium has an extra deep base which gerbils require for tunnelling in their litter.
It is constructed to be as gnaw proof as possible with a smooth, curved interior and any vulnerable parts, including the ladders, are made from metal. It has an easy to use drop in bottle and food dishes.
The main features are:
- Stylish, escape-proof cage for gerbils
- Easy to clean: the top holds all the shelves and wheel for easy cleaning of the base
- Extra deep base for deep filling with litter so pets can tunnel and burrow
- Includes: 2 x mezzanines, drop-in bottle, metal dish and metal ladders
- Quick and easy to assemble
- The dimensions are: 53cm x 39cm x 42cm
The Rosewood Options Adobe Gerbilarium is a great looking budget cage. We especially loved the deep base which means sawdust will not be scattered all over the place by an over enthusiastic didding gerbil.
Although the cage is a little smaller than we would usually recommend, it will make a suitable starter gerbilarium for no more than two gerbils. The gerbilarium is advertised as being suitable for gerbils, mice and dwarf hamsters, however in our opinion it is most suited to gerbils. We found the cage to be very easy to put together.
The cage is overall very good value for money and it can usually be found for less than £50.00.
We would rate the cage as 4.0 out of 5.0
For information on how to look after a gerbil, please read our article which can be found here.
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