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Syrian Hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)

Experience Level: Beginner

syrian hamster in habitat

Shopping List

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

Water bottle

Food bowl

Step 2: Play and Hide
Hide house

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 Hamster diet

• Fresh fruits and veggies

Mineral wheel