Optimice Standard Cage Bottom, Red

Highest Mouse IVC Cage Density in the Industry

Standard Cage Bottom complete with two filters, red polycarbonate

This uniquely shaped cage is designed to provide the highest density of caging per square foot of room space and provides a multitude of benefits: laminar airflow, slow air movement, removal of waste gas from the entire cage, and a wide front area for easy viewing of mice. When given a choice, mice have been known to preferentially nest in red cages, as compared to amber.

Typical products purchased with this cage are:

  • Optimice/Optirat GenII Standard Bottle and Cap: C79122P
  • Optimice Large Capacity Feeder: C40103
  • Optimice Standard Cage Top, Red: C79290Mred
  • Optimice Standard Cage Card Holder Assembly: C79253


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• Compatible with product #C77200 Optimice® Rack
• Enhances breeding
• Used for both bio-containment and isolation
• Studies support reduced stress and increased exploration
• Also suitable for invertebrates
• Mice often value a red cage for sleeping and nesting
• Accessory components are available to support a variety of specialized models

What to expect from all Animal Care Systems cages

• One-­pass, low-­velocity airflow with total volume air changes
• No noise or vibration
• Variable-free environment
• Prevents release of odors and allergens in the animal room
• Superior cage visibility
• Fast and easy cage filter replacement
• Lightweight and low cost to maintain

Cage Outside Dimensions
13.5” (34.3 cm) L x 11.5” (29.2 cm) W (front) x 6.1” (15.5 cm) H

Cage Floor Area
75 square inches (484 square centimeters)

Cage Capacity
5 (25 g mice)

Cage Material
Polycarbonate, red