CageCalc 2: enclosure calculation for Mongolian gerbils

Please choose (basic, advanced calculation or minimal size calculation, not all are available for every animal type):

Notes: Gerbils are social critters, and thus keeping one alone would be cruel. However, keeping more than two gerbils in the same habitat can be very problematic, due to their pronounced territorial behaviour. This should only be considered for short periods and if there is no alternative (since after a while, deadly fights are likely to occur). Thus, keeping gerbils in (same-sex) pairs is usually the best option. Please also consider that gerbils are very active critters and should be given the possibility to run around freely on a regular basis (if the group is stable enough), even if their housing is quite large. Gerbils also need to be able do dig holes and tunnels, so an aquarium with thick bedding (20cm or more) makes a good habitat.

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