Which cage for 2 ekkies?

ginaekkie

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we are looking for a new cage for our pair that has a divider to give the female especially some of her own space without the male stealing all the toys and food.

Which of these 2 cages would you go with? One is taller/deeper the other is slightly wider/not as deep. Both have the internal removal partition so we they have separate living spaces. Hopefully helps her stress and barbering.

Option 1 Jolanda
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Dimensions excluding collecting edge : 122 wide x 90 deep x 197 cm tall


Option 2 keddoc duplex


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140cm wide x depth: 60cm x Height incl. wheels: 183cm

thanks all!
 

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My guys both have cages the size of the first one there. Lots of space which they love, but I have one major issue with them, and in retrospect, I'd probably have chosen something else. The problem is, at 36" deep (90cm) they won't fit through any of my doors, so in an emergency, I can't wheel them out of the house. I keep their travel cages next to them so I'm prepared, but that takes time that I might not have. Fingers crossed that I never have to be in that situation, but it's always a concern. Just food for thought.
 
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Thanks for responding. Are both options ok size wise for them to sleep each in half? They are out much of the day but I want to use the partition in the cage to separate them.

We are on the second floor so wheeling through doors isn’t much of a worry so depth is ok for us on the deeper (but less wise) one.

Which would be most appropriate if they got half the cage only ? It are both fine?
 

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Of those two, I'd probably go for the wider second one. Vertical space is so often wasted, and wider gives a little more room to stretch their wings. Other option perhaps might be two separate cages next to each other? Some might have a bit of flexibility to assemble so feeder doors are on opposite sides. Depends on how they're constructed though.
 
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New cage is in! We ended up with an even bigger one and they each have their own side now with the middle separator It’s a Montana brand and so amazing!
 

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wow! Congratulations on your fabulous cage!

How do the ekkies like?

I love the flat top, so great for setting up with food bowls and fun stuff. You can get a sheet of acrylic cut to size and lay across the top. Then you can set out stuff have them use that space and not have waste fall down I to the cage
 

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New cage is in! We ended up with an even bigger one and they each have their own side now with the middle separator It’s a Montana brand and so amazing!
Sooo big! I hope the birdies enjoy their new cage!
 
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They LOVE the cage so far! And the balconies that open up are perfect for them going in and out. Next to sort out how to keep the wrong bird sneaking in the others balcony to see if he/she has better food in their bowl :p

The top we want to next set up with a big java tree and toys - maybe even hang some hooks for some near the celeing. Only negative so far is the young (I guess still puberty?) 3 yr old from claiming everything outside the cage as HIS including the entire top of the cage. Urgh!
 

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