The Djungarian Hamster
This species is very active and agile, they are adapted to life in very dry areas, so they don’t need a lot of water. They are nocturnal. When the hamster is sexually mature, it prefers to live alone.
The Eversmann's Hamster
Eversmann’s hamsters are not aggressive, they bite very rarely. They are territorial and adult specimens will constantly fight with each other for what they consider to be their area. They are active at dusk and at night. In October they hibernate, though the hibernation is often interrupted. Hamsters that live in the southern part of the habitat may not hibernate at all.
The Golden Hamster
Golden hamsters are gentle and good-natured animals. But towards their specimens they can get aggressive. Golden hamsters have to be kept separately (one rodent per cage) in order to avoid fights and territorial aggression that usually ends badly.
The Northern Pygmy Mouse
Northern pygmy mice are sweet and friendly animals, they quickly get tame and bite extremely rarely. They are very sociable so it’s best to keep them in groups.
The Roborovski Hamster
These hamsters are very curious, usually timid and skittish. They are also very active. It can be difficult to tame the Roborovski hamster. All changes in the environment or husbandry stress the animal a lot and the stress can continue for several weeks.