Standard – the most popular breed of rats. Pets are rather short, smooth, shiny fur. Color can be anything. Build sizes do not differ from other rats. The animal has an elongated snout, long, blond mustache, small, slightly hairy ears, large dark eyes, small, light foot. Standard rat weighs about half a kilogram. Number of fingers on the front and rear extremities is different: four toes on the front paws, one more – in the rear.
Keep the breed standard rats in cages. The room must be small. The cage should be of medium size. Cleaning is preferably carried out in a day. A better do it out of necessity. Periodically release the rat wander around the house.
Eat Well rodents virtually the food, all the representatives of this family. Use an ordinary feed for rats. Feed your pet as well to relieve himself. If maintained, the food was eaten, backfill in the trough again. It is recommended to give the animal a variety of vitamin sticks to grind teeth. Do not forget to purchase a water bottle. Rats need water.
All rats get along good with other rodents. With older pets (cats, dogs) often conflicts arise. By themselves, rodents calm, non-aggressive, agile. A special activity is shown by the females, especially during pregnancy. They really care about posterity, do not depart from the kids on a step.