Do not buy. Platforms are wood and absorb urine, cannot get clean. Difficult to put together, holes not drilled big enough and some holes missing.
Couldn’t have asked for a better living space for her she adores it !
This cage is very well built and sturdy as well! I will have to say it was slightly difficult for me to put the levels in the cage and to clean them is difficult (unless you take them out..I just dont want to) Either way, my little hammy is in love and so much happier that I got him out of his other cage. He runs up and down the ramps constantly and loves having new views of his world. Worth the money :)
So, the picture shows this cage is ~19” high but that is incorrect. It’s actually ~24” high. Assembly required. VERY POOR FABRICATION. The prefabricated holes needed were missing. 2 of the necessary pre-drilled holes were not bored into the wood. Also, there are supposed to be 2 notches cut out of the bottom for the lower grate to slide in — one of the notches was also missing. One of the bars was not welded together; we had to glue it. Other than that it seems nice, I guess :-/
Although this is bigger then many commercially available hamster cages, they still need at least 450 square inches of floorspace, which is not provided by this cage. Size wise, This would work for a mouse. There are many other things wrong with this cage, but instead of listing them off, I will direct you to a reliable hamster care resource, Victoria Raechel’s YouTube channel.
While this is a very nice cage, it should be more for dwarf hamsters. A regular hamster needs 460 square inches of floor space or a cage by the dimensions of roughly 12 in by 30 in. As for dwarfs, their minimum is 24in by 12in.
The cage works well for my mouse but the water bottle is way to hard to drink out of for him and it keeps sliding down.