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Bedding Dwarf Hamsters

DWARF HAMSTERS

Pet keeping recommendation

  • Keep singly, keep in groups to a limited extent*
  • Cage size (L x W x H in cm): Min. 100 x 50 x 50
  • Depth of base layer:
    Min. 20 – 30 cm, respectively one third bedding, hay and straw
  • Sand bath
  • Nest construction material
  • Play/amusement material

* Tolerance depends largely on the respective breeding line

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 - AMUSEMENT

Top bedding

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

CLEANING

Remove soiled bedding in urine corner: Daily
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.