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Hi, I have a question

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So, I was thinking of getting a new Cockatiel and I found a cage that's 86 cm in height, 47,5 in width and 47,5 in length. Will that be okay for my Cockatiel?
 

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That doesn’t sound big enough, do you have a picture of it?
 

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That doesn’t look big enough for a teil, even if the bird is just in there for the night it is not preferable.
The best cages for cockatiels are flight cages, you could find them on second hand websites such as Facebook marketplace if you want them for cheaper.
 

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Welcome to the Avenue Mark :)

Which country do you live in? Maybe some members can help share links to good cages with you...
 

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Alright, so I found a new one that is 75 cm long, 75cm wide and 150 cm tall. Is that good enough for a Cockatiel?
That sounds good :)

(75cm = 30inches)
 

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By the way, I have another question. I found a cheaper one that is 1 meter long, 1 meter wide and 1 meter tall and I'd like to know if it's okay for a Cockatiel.
 

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Do you know what the bar spacing is?
(I forgot to ask that about the other cage you just posted asking about, sorry)
 

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For any bird we like to say buy the biggest cage you can afford that meets the bar spacing requirements.

For a Tiel minimum cage size should be 20in X 20in X 24in with bar spacing between 1/2in- 5/8in
 

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I prefer to go by wingspan for minimum sizes


Cockatiels have an average wingspan of 19.5"/50cm. In order for them to be able to stretch comfortably, their cage should be a minimum of 32x21", or around 80x54cm. You also need to check the bar spacing - too wide and the bird may escape, or, worse, poke their head through, get stuck and get injured or even die as they struggle to free themselves.
 

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Are you getting a new budgie and a new tiel or are you trying to decide between them?
There’s another thread with the same question in the budgie boulevard.
 

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I'm trying to decide between them, but I'm more likely to get a Cockatiel.
 
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