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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
MrDyson

6 years ago

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
maddjew

9 years ago

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
hungyhipo 2

Answer 9 years ago

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

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Chikpea
Chikpea

Answer 7 years ago

That's really not nice of you. :(

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alanjamesblair
alanjamesblair

8 years ago

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
the poodleo

10 years ago

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
harry88

10 years ago

oops did not see the other coment

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harry88
harry88

10 years ago

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

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9lucky2
9lucky2

11 years ago

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
hungyhipo 2

Answer 11 years ago

i know but i dont have that many water bottles

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GuineaLover
GuineaLover

11 years ago

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
hungyhipo 2

Answer 11 years ago

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

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firebird982002
firebird982002

11 years ago

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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hungyhipo 2
hungyhipo 2

Answer 11 years ago

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

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mac100
mac100

11 years ago

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
hungyhipo 2

Answer 11 years ago

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