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Hamster in an exo terra viv??

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YoureaFlutteringCunt Wed 14-Sep-16 19:35:53

My son has been asking for a pet for years. I finally decide on a hamster. But I had also been considering a gecko. I decided hamsters were less ... hassle.

But my mhm bought an exo terra viv locally for very cheap and I'm wondering if I could jus use that for the hamster? I remember having a class cage for one in school.

Any thoughts?

YoureaFlutteringCunt Wed 14-Sep-16 19:37:32

Its like this and the light bit comes off the top. It's ventilated as the top is mesh.

jwww Sat 17-Sep-16 08:06:38

Ok for a Russian but not big or well ventilated enough for a Syrian. Maybe play around see if you could add a second level to make use of its height.
Personally I'd stick with 1 rescue ( older) leopard gecko they're easier to clean and more interesting, just need some worms and crickets!

ThatsWotSheSaid Sat 17-Sep-16 08:12:36

No IMO it's not big enough and not enough ventilation. Get a hamster heaven on Ebay. It will be easier to clean out too.

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