Gerbil Litter Bed

Hello there! I hip just adopted my first gerbil in an aquarium tank. I was trying to make a second floor out of cardboard but he kept slipping off so I poked holes in the ramp. He didn't like the platform so I removed it and put the ramp in his cup. About a week later I discovered that he was using the ramp as a toilet. I am going to show you how to make that toilet. (Note: this might not work for everyone, though it usually takes a week to start working)

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Step 1: Supplies

All you need is some cardboard and a pair of scissors. However it is suggested that you have a knife with a sharp end also.

Step 2: Tile

For this step all you need to do is cut out a tile of cardboard.

Step 3: Poke the Holes

Finally you need to poke holes in the cardboard with the ends of your scissors or knife.

Step 4: Thanks

Thanks for reading my first Instructable. I hope this works for you because it increases the time between cleans. Remember to leave it out for about a week.

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    4 years ago on Introduction

    This is a great post, your lucky that the gerbil adjusted so quickly it took a month for my gerbils to start using their jar as a toilet!


    Thank you for reading this. I just posted it about 10 minutes ago and already 2 views. I hope this works for you.