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Gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)

Experience Level: Beginner

Gerbil looking at something

Shopping List

Step 1: Choosing a Habitat
    •    Minimum cage size is 12x12x12" with wire spacing no more than 1/2" apart;       multilevel homes are preferred.

    •    Water bottle

    •    Food bowl

Step 2: Play and Hide
    •    Hide house

    •    Solid surface exercise wheel

    •    Exercise ball

    •    Nesting material

    •    Treat sticks and chews

Step 3: Bedding
    •    Aspen, pine or recycled paper products

Nutrition and Maintenance

    •    Rodent block/fortified Gerbil diet

    •    Fresh fruits and veggies

    •    Mineral wheel