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There is a high cahnce the males will fight. I've only had a few out of alot that would live together. And they were hand reared by me due to an emergency. I've had galss aquariums with secure mesh lids. I've even put dividers in some with plexi glass.
But the girls would jump to the top of the cage and end up on the other side of the cage. If the girls are next to the boys in this fashion then there is a high possibility that the boys will do the saem as they will be more determined (due to mating nature)

Bin cages might be somethign to look at. I made a few for my girl colonies. That way I could make multi0level habitats. You can find alot on google. If you get a bin make sure it is well ventilated and the bottoms is smooth and would be hard for a mouse to chew.

Also you can get custom made glkass tanks too. They cost alot more but they can get the job done. Plexi-glass can sometimes start smelling like the urine. Beause it is porus and asorbs odors no matter how clean it sis. No wood bedding unless its aspen or hemp. The others can cause serious infections.
For large female communities each mouse needs their own little territory along with a few extras and a big community house. This way they have their spot to get down time, to reduce stress and fighthing.

The mice should be sexed and seperated at 24-28 days.
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When you make it keep in mind the dismantling and cleaning part. I made some awesome cages but forgot I needed to clean the ramps at the time. :(. But it gave me room to improve haha. There are lost of ways to make rodent cages. Mice just require smaller bar spacing or more holes.lol. Just be careful as males can get hurt in fights quite fast. Usually you can hear them squeaking the others before it gets to that point though.

Yes they can mate thorugh bars.
 
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