When I was busy changing Harry’s stay I noticed that I had too little space for all the ideas I have. That’s why I decided to get rid of my 1 meter aquarium and replace it with a bigger one. Online I saw that people used the IKEA detolf as a Hamster enclosure. Very smart, because it is a 160 x 40 centimeter enclosure and it is not expensive. So I went to IKEA and bought the detolf.
It is big! I am very happy with it! You buy the Detolf as a display case. You leave out the shelves and the door and if you can put it on the side it is a perfect Hamster enclosure. This means that there is no lid, you will have to make it yourself. I chose a high lid, because the Detolf is a low container and with a high lid you can also put more bottom bedding in it. I also wanted a lid that I do not always have to lift from the enclosure, but that can be opened and closed by means of a valve.
As you can see above I have already fully equipped Harry’s enclosure and oh how fun it was! I love to fully indulge in the interior of Harry’s enclosure! I had already set up the enclosure before the lid was made. That is why the set up is still low, I want to adjust this soon, but first I let Harry get used to his new home. Below some pictures of how it looks now!