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diy hamster tubes anyone? Answered

i realy want to make hamster tubes for my hamy but i cant find good ones for a good price. O and i dont want the instructible by hazard. THANKS ! : P

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MrDyson (author)2015-03-03

This isn't very helpful for the tube thing, but every now and then I'll find a hamster cage at Good Will for pretty cheap. :)

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maddjew (author)2012-03-18

I bought a pack of water bottles and just collected the empty ones as I used them. I cut off the ends with a box cutter and connected them with electrical tape, then I used a tupperware container as a sort of nesting area outside the cage. I have two Russian Dwarves and even with both of them in the tubes they hold up fine...

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hungyhipo 2 (author)maddjew2012-03-31

dude my hamster is dead already. this was posted almost 3 years ago

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Chikpea (author)hungyhipo 22013-12-12

That's really not nice of you. :(

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alanjamesblair (author)2012-11-13

Shesh man, she was just trying to help. Other people are googling this up as well and are also interested in the subject. As for me, I used plastic bottles and hot glue, and also made connectors from plastic rings I got from cutting up other bottles. I used a soldering iron to punch three pairs of holes a third of the way around the ends of the tubes and the connectors. Then I used zip ties. Don't forget plenty of air holes and drainage.

Best,

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the poodleo (author)2010-12-18

well instead of making them, go to a thrift store, or yardsales, there alwaays plenty of gerbil tubes that r rly cheap

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harry88 (author)2010-06-23

oops did not see the other coment

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harry88 (author)2010-06-23

it may be expensive but pvc pipe might work ore you might find somthing similiar thats clear

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9lucky2 (author)2010-03-07

in this instructable https://www.instructables.com/id/Your_hamsters_new_home/ the author shows you how to make them out of water bottles XD

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hungyhipo 2 (author)9lucky22010-03-07

i know but i dont have that many water bottles

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GuineaLover (author)2009-08-02

Well, my mouse loves her toilet paper rolls! You can use the ones from paper towels too. Those might work if you don't need it see-through.

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hungyhipo 2 (author)GuineaLover2009-08-03

o i allready have toilet paper rolls but i mean like exstensive tubing that goes outside of the cage

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firebird982002 (author)2009-08-01

PVC is super cheap. I got some 1 inch (perfect size for a dwarf) for about $2 for 8 feet and a pack of elbow joints (no glue needed) for a couple more bucks at home depot. How much cheaper can you get?

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i need it see through and i did'nt find any on the internet cheap

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mac100 (author)2009-07-30

Not quite a full sized hamster jungle, but use some wide pvc... ive done that in the past and they love it.

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hungyhipo 2 (author)mac1002009-07-30

o ya i thought of that but it is some what expensive and i dont think i could get the right size for him PS: he is a dwarf hamster so ya

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