Bonding - When to put them together in the same cage?

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Kittiebot

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I have a male and a female fixed rabbits that I am trying to bond. I have been working with them for almost 3 weeks now, they are at the stage where they don't fight at all, the female will groom the male, the male will kind of groom the female (he does a half-a**ed job!). They are together for hours at a time in a neutral area with a shared litter box and they do just fine. They don't sleep side by side yet, but totally flop out about a foot away from each other. I also swap their cages every day so it smells like the other bun.

My question is - When can I put them together in a cage permanently? Should they be sleeping next to each other first? I don't want to put them together and have them fight! Any advice is appreciated as this is my first bonding of buns.
 

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Have there been any signs of aggression?
If there is no sign of aggression and they are grooming each other I would say go for it.
 

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No aggression. They actually started out pretty indifferent to each other! No biting or chasing. I think I will give them another week in a shared play area then go for it!
 
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