Can Superworms hurt crabs?

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Can Superworms hurt crabs?

Post by rml6f4 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:17 pm

I'm not sure if this is an emergency, but I guess it could be depending on what the answer is. I tried to feed my crabs some live Superworms as a treat and two of them managed to squiggle out of my tweezers and burrowed before I could get them out. Could this cause any issues? Is it a threat to molters? I'd rather not dig up 300 pounds of substrate for a couple of worms if there isn't an issue with this. Either way I'm done feeding them and I feel bad for trying in the first place :(

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Re: Can Superworms hurt crabs?

Post by soilentgringa » Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:03 am

I don't think so. The crabs would probably get them before they really did anything.

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Re: Can Superworms hurt crabs?

Post by MsWorld » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:41 am

They will probably go down and molt themselves into the adult beetle form... Also, Indo not think they are carnivorous.


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Re: Can Superworms hurt crabs?

Post by rml6f4 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:17 pm

Thanks for the responses! Sounds like the only thing I need to worry about it being grossed out by the beetles. That's a relief.

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