What are C and C cages?

Asked By: Lorrine Mitu | Last Updated: 15th May, 2020
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Our cages are made from components called “cube and coroplast” or C&C cages. The grids are made from storage cube components and the coroplast is made of lightweight corrugated plastic . All our cages come as kits with everything you need to build the perfect habitat.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what does C and C Cage mean?

Cubes & Coroplast. If you look at the HOME page of this website, and read through the first paragraph, it says that C&C cages stands for Cubes and Coroplast.

Secondly, are C & C cages good for rabbits? Our minimum recommendation for rabbits is a Large 2x4 Grid C&C Cage. The C&C cage needs to be 1.5 to 2 grids high, covered, with a second level loft or patio. We also highly recommend using protective edging for the coroplast walls since many rabbits are prone to chewing.

One may also ask, are C & C cages good for guinea pigs?

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. There are so many wonderful benefits.

What are C & C cages made out of?

Our cages are made from components called “cube and coroplast” or C&C cages. The grids are made from storage cube components and the coroplast is made of lightweight corrugated plastic .

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Can guinea pigs get out of C and C cages?

Re: C&C cage with open top - will piggie escape? No, most pigs are fine in open tops. There are the occaisional ones who do climb, and would require a top. Any un-fixed males next to females need a lid or partial lid on their cage as they have been known to climb the divider.

How big is a 2x4 C&C cage?

Generally Accepted Cage Size Standards
Guinea pig Cage Size Standards
MINIMUM PREFERRED
7.5 ft² 2x3 grids 27" x 56"
7.5 ft² 2x3 grids 27" x 56"
10.5 ft² 2x4 grids 27" x 71"

How do you make a guinea pig AC and C cage?

To make a C and C cage for a guinea pig, start by arranging some storage grids in a rectangle on the floor that's at least 7.5 square feet. Then, secure the grids together with zip ties, and attach upright storage grids around the edges to make the walls of the cage.

What is a good size cage for 2 guinea pigs?

The following guidelines are useful to determine the space needed for guinea pigs. One guinea pig: 7.5 square feet cage (minimum), but more is better; generally 30" x 36" is a good size. Two guinea pigs: 7.5 square feet (minimum), but 10.5 square feet is preferred; generally 30" x 50" is a good size.

What is AC and C cage?


Cage Alternative: Cubes and Coroplast (C&C)
Though pet stores do sell large-sized cages, these will usually be the absolute minimum size for your guinea pig, if not too small. The solution: cubes and coroplast, otherwise known as a C&C cage.

Do guinea pigs like to climb ramps?

A spacious cage and room to run around
Contrary to popular opinion, guinea pigs can climb and jump. They may not be as clever as hamsters or rats, but they are very active. They like to climb up ramps and steps and find themselves a place to sit high up in order to observe their surroundings.

What do guinea pigs need in their cage?

Your guinea pig's home
  • Solid-bottom cage (minimum 24 x 12 x 12 inches)
  • Water bottle.
  • Food bowl.
  • Hay rack.
  • A hide house (store-bought, or use a small flower pot)
  • Chew toys.
  • Aspen, pine, or recycled paper bedding (but NOT cedar – it's toxic for your pet!)
  • Timothy hay, orchard grass, or oat grass.

Do guinea pig cages need a top?

Firstly, guinea pigs can't jump. This means that unlike other small animals such as rabbits, rats, or gerbils – you don't “technically” need to have a top on the cage. In fact, there's several good cages out there which don't have a top at all, or at least, the top is an optional extra.

Do guinea pigs stink?

Guinea pigs are fastidiously clean creatures that love to groom themselves and stay tidy, but if pet waste builds up inside the cage, it's going to smell -- and get in his fur. Scrub out the cage once a week. Even with daily scooping, smells can build up in the cage, and you have to clean it thoroughly.

How do you use coroplast in a guinea pig cage?


Measure and mark the Coroplast (using a tape measure, yardstick and pen). Cut it to the outer dimensions with the scissors or box cutter.

Easy as 1-2-3! (really)
  1. Snap the grids (or cubes) together.
  2. Cut, score, fold and tape the Coroplast.
  3. Drop the Coroplast box into the grids, add bedding and pigs!

What does C&C cage stand for?

C&C Cages, WHAT ARE THEY? "C&C" stands for Cubes and Coroplast. We coined "C&C" 20 years ago when all the storage grids sold were branded as "Cubes." They form cubes when you snap them together for storage shelves.

What can I use instead of coroplast for guinea pig cage?

7 Alternatives to Use Instead of Coroplast for Guinea Pig Cages
  • Sheets of linoleum.
  • Shower curtains.
  • Waterproof drop cloths.
  • Thick plastic tablecloths.
  • Waterproof mattress liners.
  • Tarps.
  • Moisture barricade underlayment.

Can guinea pigs be litter trained?

Not all guinea pigs take to a litter box. As guinea pigs are less domesticated than other household pets, they're difficult to train. Despite your best efforts, a guinea pig may never learn to use its litter box. Do not try to force a guinea pig to use a litter box if it seems unwilling.

Can you use fleece in a rabbit cage?

We also highly recommend using protective edging for the coroplast walls since many rabbits are prone to chewing. Adding Fleece Flippers or Cages Liners from Guinea Pig Market will give you plush, absorbent and easy to clean bedding for your bunnies. Fleece is the bedding of choice for rabbit owners!

How do you litter train a bunny?


Use 1" of litter covered with Timothy hay. Add in some of the rabbit's poops and urine-soaked paper or hay. Place the litter box whereever the bunny seems to prefer to use, which is often a corner. When you first let her into the training area, stay in the room.

What do you line the bottom of a rabbit cage with?

You can put soft bedding, newspaper, straw, hay and softwood litters in the bottom of the rabbit cage. You should ensure proper ventilation for the rabbit cage. You need a perfect home for the rabbits and learn to make sure he stays comfortable and have plenty of room to play, stretch out, and huddle down in the night.

What is the best rabbit bedding?

8 Types of the Best Bedding for Rabbits
  • Hay. This type of bedding comes highly recommended.
  • Straw. Straw bedding makes for a great option to use in your rabbit's cage.
  • Aspen. This type of bedding is a safe alternative to pine and cedar.
  • Paper Pulp.
  • Cardboard.
  • Wood Pellets.
  • Paper Pellets.
  • Fleece.