# What is the ideal size for a guinea pig cage?

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## What is the ideal size for a guinea pig cage?

27 inches x 56 inches

The minimum size cage for one guinea pig, according to the RSPCA is 7.5 ft squared ( 27 inches x 41 inches), but the preferred size should be 10.5 ft squared (27 inches x 56 inches). Remember though, cavies are social animals and need companionship, so we recommend always having two or more in a cage.

**Can a guinea pig cage be too big?**

The ideal guinea pig cage size will depend on the number of cavies you own. One guinea pig needs at least 7.5 square feet of space. But, the more space you can give them the better. And, it’s best to keep at least two guinea pigs, since they are so social, which means a bigger cage.

### Is 120cm cage big enough for 2 guinea pigs?

The RSPCA recommend 120cm x 60cm as the minimum cage size for 2 guinea pigs (minimum floor area of 8 square feet), and to add 30cm for each additional guinea pig.

**What is the best size cage for 2 guinea pigs?**

7.5 square feet

Two guinea pigs: 7.5 square feet (minimum), but at least 10.5 square feet (30” x 50”) is preferred. Three guinea pigs: 10.5 square feet (minimum), but at least 13 square feet (30” x 62”) is preferred. Four guinea pigs: 13 square feet (minimum), but at least 30” x 76” is preferred.

## Are C & C cages good for guinea pigs?

Cubes and Coroplast Cages. Cubes and Coroplast cages are used by pet owners and guinea pig enthusiasts around the world and have been for over a decade! Everyone highly recommends the C&C Cage solution. The features of these cages makes a GREAT experience for the guinea pigs and their caretakers alike.

**Is a 2×3 cage good for 2 guinea pigs?**

ONE guinea pig needs at least a 2×3 grid-sized cage. TWO guinea pigs who get along well can also live in this 2×3 grid-sized cage. Although we do recommend a larger cage, this will suffice. The 2 guinea pigs should be a BONDED PAIR.

### Is a 4ft Hutch big enough for 2 guinea pigs?

Shuvvy. As Connie says, the width needs to be a minimum of 120cm (4 ft). If you have the space it may be better to get a bigger hutch with a run for when the weather is good rather than a double decker.

**Is a 2×3 C & C cage big enough for 2 guinea pigs?**

## What are C and C cages?

C&C cage stands for Cubes and Coroplast cage. Cube refers to the grids that are assembled to create the structure of the cage, while coroplast constitutes the plastic base used in the cage. Coroplast and correx are basically brand names for corrugated plastic.

**Is a 5ft hutch big enough for 2 guinea pigs?**

The minimum requirements for a hutch is 5ft in length for 2 sows and 6ft in length for 2 boars. The hutch must also be 2ft in depth and 2ft in height – but these can be hard to find! It is important for the hutch to have the following: A separate “bedroom” area (for warmth, shelter, privacy and as an escape)

### How big is a 3×2 C and C cage?

There are four standard C&C cage sizes: 3×2, 4×2, 5×2, 6×2….More videos on YouTube.

Number of guinea pigs | Our Recommendation for floor space |
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2 sows | 2×4 C&C = 10 ft2 |

3 sows | 2×5 C&C = 12ft2 |

2 boars | 2×5 C&C = 12ft2 |

**Is a 4×2 cage big enough for 2 guinea pigs?**

As advised by Humane Society and the RSPCA, the recommended size for two female guinea pigs (sows) is 10ft2 which is a 4×2 C&C cage or 140 x 70 cm. The recommended size for two male guinea pigs (sows) is 12ft2 which is a 5×2 C&C cage or 175 x 70 cm.

## Is a 2×3 cage big enough for 2 guinea pigs?

**How many guinea pigs can fit in a 3×2 cage?**

A 3×2 C&C cage is a right fit for a single guinea pig temporarily kept on his own. A 4×2 C&C cage is perfect for two guinea pigs. A 5×2 C&C cage is a comfortable home for three guinea pigs. And finally, our most massive guinea pig cages, the 6×2 C and C cages are big enough to house four guinea pigs.

### How big is a 4×2 cage?

56×28”

There are four sizes of C&C cages: 3×2, 4×2, 5×2, 6×2. The numbers represent the quantity of C and C grids used to build the C and C cage….More videos on YouTube.

C&C Cage Size | Dimensions | Number of guinea pigs |
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4×2 | 56×28” | 2 |

5×2 | 70×28” | 3 |

6×2 | 84×28” | 4 |