Chinchilla

$256.00
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Weight: 0.0 kg

All chinchillas sport a velvety, thick fur coat that can be seen in various colorations, including brown, black, and white. These small creatures have bushy tails, and large, black eyes. Chinchillas have only four, clawed toes on each foot. These cute little animals are typically 9-15 inches (23-38cm) long, its tail adding another 3-6 inches (8-15cm) to their total body length. The chinchilla’s average weight is lbs (0.5-0.8 kg).

Due to the fast turnonver of these pets, it is difficult to provide the exact date of birth.

The babies are mostly in between 7-11 Weeks of Age.

The color and gender is not guaranteed.

Please note, Livestock can naturally differ from each other as they are not always identical. They may also differ from the images shown online. Customers may however, specify any of the requirements / likes / dislikes, if they have any. We shall try to match as close as possible.

Livestock in store is health guaranteed. However, we cannot provide any life warranty after these pets are put and kept in any of our uncontrolled environment. It is important to provide a proper habitat by following some suggested tips. More information can also be obtained from specialized animal care staff at the time of purchase.

Care Guide and Recommendations:

Habitat

  • A Roomy Cage (Preferable: Medium- Large sized cage). Keep open most of the times.
  • Chinchilas love corners! Use them all.
  • Bedding (Preferable: Fresh and Comfy Recycled Paper Bedding)
  • Litter Box
  • Biodegradable Litter
  • Food Bowl (Usually included in Cages)
  • Water Bottle (Usually included in Cages)
  • Hideout
  • Toys (They love to chew, therefore, providing a few toys helps in catering to a healthy lifestyle for the pet!)

Diet Plan

  • Pellets (Preferable: Extrusion Pellets; designed to create a mess free environment)
  • Hay (Recommendation: Rotating between different hays provides variety for the animal so that they don’t get bored of eating the same food over and over again!). Secondly, nature has given different benefits to differnt kind Hays. Feeding same kind Hay may lack nutrition present from other kind.
    • ALFALFA; High in Fibre, High in Protein, Promotes Glossy Coat.
    • TIMOTHY; High in FIbre, High in Protein, Low in Calcium.
    • BOTANICAL; Fragrant, Flavour-Packed, Low in Protein, Rich blend of Herbs.
    • BROME; Coarse Texture, Earthy Flavour, Low in Protein, Low in Calcium.
    • OAT; Crunchy Texture, Nutty Flavour, Low in Protein, Appealing scent to Small Animals.
    • ORCHARD; Soft Texture, Sweet Flavour and scent. Low in Protein.
  • Mineral/ Salt Block
  • Treats
  • Variety of Veggies every second day.
    • Red leaf and Romain are okay.Chinchilas Love Parsley, Carrots, Apple, Pear, Kale, Celery, Potato, Sweet potatoes, Squash etc.
  • Continuous supply of Fresh cold Water. A large size bottle is recommended.

Regular Maintenance

  • Over-bathing can cause chinchillas‘ skin, feet, and ears to dry out, so it is important to limit bath-time to 2 – 4 times a week based on each individual chinchillas‘ needs. In very hot, humid weather or climates, chinchillas often need access to their dust baths closer to 4 times per week.
  • Clean Cage
    • Urine / Poo Stink. Use of Odor Control Spray helps reduce Waste Odor.
    • Poo is non-toxic and perfectly fine to pickup and put into corner toilet  for training. Flies love Poo and lay eggs. So ensure to clean cage everyday.