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Bedding Degu

DEGUS

Pet keeping recommendation

  • Keep in groups, min. pairs
  • Cage size (L x W x H in cm):
    2 animals min. 100 x 50 x 100 cm
    50 % per additional animal
  • Depth of base layer: 
    Min. 15 cm, respectively one third bedding, hay and straw
  • Sand bath
  • Hay as roughage and chewing material
  • Play/amusement material
  • Nest construction material

* Sexually mature animals in appropriate proportion: e.g. 2 – 3 females with 1 male

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION - HYGIENE

Litter

The litter forms the extra absorbent base. 

Bedding

The bedding covers the litter and forms a heat-insulating buffer.

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION - NUTRITION

Feedstuffs: Staple foods with a high content of structured raw fibre

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION - AMUSEMENT

Top bedding

The top bedding is placed on the bedding and motivates the animals to play, nibble and build nests. 

CLEANING

Complete* replacement of the base layer: At least 1 x per week

*Mix some “old” straw with the new bedding, so that the scent-oriented animals immediately feel at home again.