9 Must-Know Tips for Caring for Gerbils


2. Gerbils don’t appreciate new members

If you’re planning on future gerbils, you can’t plan to add to your collection later. Gerbils are happy as part of a group. They don’t appreciate new members introduced midway, though. If you plan to raise a group of gerbils, you need to make sure that you have all your members in right from the start. Gradually expanding the group is a plan that won’t work. Over 10 weeks of age, gerbils become territorial.

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