So I have been receiving such mixed messages on tank size...some say that you can keep four mice in a ten gallon while others say a twenty is the minimum for two...long story short, could I keep three females in a fifteen gallon?
I would say no. I think it's definitely wrong to keep 4 mice in a 10 gal. I think that might be the lab care standard but when these are your pets your goal is to make them happy not meet the bare minimum so they're not miserable. I would not go for a 15. It is just too small. A 10 gallon is 200 sq in of floor space while a 15 is only 288. A 20 gallon is 360 sq in which is what I recommend. Just make sure its a 20 long and not a 20 high.
No mice at the moment Chai, Cinnamon, and Clover (Gerbils)
RIP: Rollo(mouse), Cashew, Walnut, Nutmeg, and Oreo(gerbils)
Post by homesweethammyhome on Oct 24, 2020 22:22:23 GMT -2
I agree with Flora. Mice are very active little animals and need as much space as you can give them. The more mice the more floor space you need plus I think each mouse should have her own wheel if possible. 3 wheels would be difficult to squeeze into a 15 gallon tank!