Zebra finches do well as as single pair?

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jazz
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Zebra finches do well as as single pair?

Post by jazz » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:24 am

Is it true that Zebra finches do well as a single pair, while Society finches do better in a larger group???

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Re: Zebra finches do well as as single pair?

Post by Kathy » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:29 am

You need 2, or 6... a selection of 4 will lead to death usually. Zebs are very aggressive-Whereas societies are not, but both species need lots of space to fly. They fly sideways, so the enclosure must be very long rather than high.

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Zebra finches do well as as single pair

Post by BeJimmieUnono » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:02 pm

Hi fren,

I have a pair of Zebra finch with me since a year ago. The pair has 10 eggs now in the nest and they are still incubating.
Recently I saw some Strawberry finches in the pet shop and I thought of buying 2 pairs and put them together in the same cage since the cage 2 1/2 height X 1 1/2 widthis quite big for this pair of Zebra.

Can I know whether I can mix the Zebra & Strawberry finches together? Pls advise.

Best rgds,
Yoke Chin

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