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Beat the heat during the hot days by allowing your rats to fish for their favorite treats! We have other ideas (click here) too, but treat fishing is a sure favorite.
For less than $5 you can have an exciting enrichment activity that can be used again and again!
Paint Roller Tray or Other Container
It's as simple as that!
Paint Roller Tray
Available at any local store or dollar store
I love these because they create a deep end and a shallow end, allowing your rats to decide how deep they want to go!
You can use other containers too!
It's important to choose a container that holds water without leaking and won't tip over easily
1. I recommend putting a towel down first and placing the paint roller tray or container on top.
2. Fill with water.
If using the paint roler tray, fill all the way. If using a different container, fill with 1-2 inches of water.
3. Toss in your rats favorite treats
4. Add rats and let them play!
Frozen peas, dried mealworms, cereal, etc