The listed cage dimensions do not include the dimensions for the seed catchers. In general figure an additional 10 inches side-to-side and front-to-back. Using the seed catchers is optional, we don't suggest using them, they are just another thing to wash and the birds do manage to toss things beyond the seed catchers anyway.
Prevue Pet Dual top Hi-Rise Bird Cage
Dual Top Bird Cages Explained
Prevue Pet "Hi Rise Dual Top Bird Cage
Why would you want a dual top bird cage (playtop over 1/2 the cage and a dome top over the other half)? For the same reason you might want a Sport - UtilityVehicle, you want the best of both worlds the Sport part AND the Utility part. Birds like to reside in the upper section of a bird cage. Dome top bird cages are the Sport part afford up high room.
You'll find the bird will always sleep in the dome part of a dual top bird cage because it's higher. He or she can come down to the mid level of the cage and have lots of room for wing spreading, feeding and general movement about the cage.
Most dual top bird cages have either a drop down door in the front or an opening dome for the bird to exit the cage. Once out, he or she can maneuver to the Play top or Utility part for nibbling on treats held in the feeder cups usually attached to the playtop perch bar.
Some bird cages like this have bird toy hooks and ladders to provide addition entertainment. The playtop area has a tray over the bird cage roof to help keep things tidy while the dome top area lets in lots of healthy light
Mitch RezmanVice PresidentWindy City Parrot, Inc.