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    Please Help Guinea Pigs Acting strange and always About to fight

    Guinea pigs both 2 years old Black and brown is Mocha and Black and white is Mallow, They almost always get along but lately both guinea pigs are on edge and always sound like they want to fight. This constantly goes on and on. No one has attacked each other yet but they get really close to doing it. Here is a video I took on my phone to show what they have basically been doing for the past day.


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    Re: Please Help Guinea Pigs Acting strange and always About to fight

    Your cage is WAY too small, and there's too much furniture in it. Guinea pigs need room to run on a flat space. Boars need room to get out of each other's way and not get in the other's face.

    Leave one hidey for each in the cage, but make sure each has two doors so one pig can't trap another. Take a look at the Photo Galleries for ideas on how to enlarge your cage.

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    Re: Please Help Guinea Pigs Acting strange and always About to fight

    Quote Originally Posted by bpatters View Post
    Your cage is WAY too small, and there's too much furniture in it. Guinea pigs need room to run on a flat space. Boars need room to get out of each other's way and not get in the other's face.

    Leave one hidey for each in the cage, but make sure each has two doors so one pig can't trap another. Take a look at the Photo Galleries for ideas on how to enlarge your cage.
    There is normally just 2 hiddies but I put extras in their just to see if that would stop with

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    Re: Please Help Guinea Pigs Acting strange and always About to fight

    Two is enough. But the cage is still too small. You'll very probably always have aggression problems if you don't provide a larger cage.

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    Re: Please Help Guinea Pigs Acting strange and always About to fight

    With a cage that size, I would take all the hideys out and switch to fleece forest or fleece tent. They act as hideys and don't take away any floor space.

    Google "guinea pig fleece forest"

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