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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
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why doesent my gerbil ride his wheel?

My gerbil doesent ride his wheel every time i wake up to check them the wheels is on the ground plus i have never ever seen them ride the wheel.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 12:16 PM
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from what i saw of your you-tube video 'is my gerbil pregnant' i would say that that wheel is much to small for them. they probably don't use it because they don't fit.

also the wire rung wheels like the one you have, are considered dangerous to small pets due to the number of cases of animals getting their legs and tails trapping and suffering injury.

maybe try a bigger wheel with a solid running surface?

hope this helps
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-12-2012, 07:20 AM
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Myn is all plastic with no gaps and myn runs in it like mad! I wounder if your advice worked??
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