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Food bowl?

Birds4evr

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My budgies'cage came with 4 white plastic food/water cups. That's what I've been using, and so far they've been great, but I just want to know if y'all have preferences on the type of food bowl u use, or if there's anything better.
 

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Generally Stainless Steel bowls are better then the plastic ones, they're more sanitary and easier to clean. Ceramic bowls are also good.
 

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I have mostly SS bowls, but a couple I use plastic. I always use ceramic rabbit bowls for veggies (because they are nice and weighty so don´t tip, plus the 12cm diametre means the birds eat nicely together).
 

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I find ramekins to be a nice size for a single bird.
 

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I use coop cups (stainless steel) I also have a plastic box with a perch and a little wall thing so pellets don’t go everywhere :)
I use the plastic ones that came for the cage for storing the hook things from old toys to use for new ones and I have one in the cage for bathing
 

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Thanks for the comments everyone! I've been thinking about switching to SS or ceramic for a while, I just wasn't sure if it was really necessary. I'll probably switch over now though
 

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I use ceramic, plastic and SS, I just use it because that's what I have on hand though. If I had thought about it while buying dishes, I'd probably have gotten SS just since it's more durable, I've had a few plastic dishes crack if/when they're dropped over the years. I don't like ceramic that much just because it can't be dropped, at all, ever. But then I also use a ceramic garden pot tray for feeding my aviary birds, since it's the only 'feeder' large enough for the number of birds I have. So I personally don't have a strong preference, but SS is probably my favourite.
 

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I use stainless steel & plastic. I wish I could find more stainless steel, preferably not huge that hook on.
 

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I use plastic, but I use a plastic that's much easier to clean for the water. I noticed that some of my plastic dishes for my food is alot less sanitary as it is harder to clean or still has smell of food after washed. I think that with plastic it's just more cleaning to make sure that it is sanitary, not that it can't be sanitary (but please correct me if I'm wrong)
 

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Plastic is porous, even if we can't see it & it doesn't leak. It's not the same as stainless steel. There is better quality plastic though. I'd still prefer hook on stainless steel that doesn't weigh a ton. They all seem to be made for large parrots or hefty dogs.
 
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