What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by AwesomeHermit » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:06 am

Shredded carrots
Dry Polenta
Crushed puffed rice
Chia seeds
It should come out in a mushed form if you try this. My crabs have been eating it overnight!
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Crabnado » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:31 pm

We put out a base of bird seed and crab diet from the jar, along with an assortment of fresh options that change daily. Today we're having carrots and masago (smelt roe). Normally the smallest crabs in our tank will hide whenever I hang out too long, but the masago's too tasty to leave so I caught a rare pic of them. :lol:

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Post by The Crab Maid » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:47 pm

Hard boiled egg with shell, and several veggies (carrots, cabbage, lettuce, etc) all minced together.
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Post by BlazeTheWeirdo » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:04 pm

So I have a few recipes I want to try but I haven't just yet. I'm still looking for my dehydrator. I prefer to cut dry the food at home myself. I did a lot of research on what foods are safe. If you guys want to try these out, here you go. If these work out for you please let me know. I'm genuinely curious.

Tropical Mix #1:
  • Dried Mango (minced)
  • Dried Pineapple (minced)
  • Dried Coconut shreds
  • Almonds (crushed)
  • Calcium powder (to avoid sticking)
Tropical Mix #2:
  • Dried Dragon fruit (minced)
  • Dried Raspberries (minced)
  • Dried Mangoes (minced)
  • Calcium Powder (to avoid sticking)
  • Almonds crushed
Smoothie Mix:
  • Dried Bananas (crushed)
  • Dried Strawberries (minced)
  • Chia seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds (possibly crushed)
  • Calcium powder (to avoid sticking)
Farmer's Market Mix:
  • Dried carrots (crushed)
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Spinach minced
  • Dried apples (minced)
  • Dried bell peppers (minced)
Shrimp Scampi:
  • Dried river shrimp
  • Dried cilantro
  • Cooked wild rice (or crumbled dried bread)
  • Dried bell peppers (minced)
Summer Salad Mix:
  • Lettuce
  • Dried Strawberries (minced)
  • Dried Apples (minced)
  • Pumpkin Seeds(crushed)
  • Watercress
Stuffed Pepper: (I don't know how well this one could be executed.)
  • Dried Bell Peppers(minced)
  • Cooked wild rice
  • Cooked beef
  • Dried tomatoes(minced)

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by ROSIEonFIRE » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:57 pm

Check out this bird store score! 1 lb. Bag of assorted seeds and dried fruits and veggies plus ginormous bag of cuttle bones all for 11$!Image

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by craboloading » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:59 pm

Dry food dish: THCP basic diet, dried calendula, worm castings, THCP mineral supplement, and THCP Winter Claws

Fresh food dish: blueberry, slivered almonds, coconut oil, frozen brine shrimp, and celery leaves

Plus the usual cuttlebone + eggshell that are always lying about.
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Scarletfire » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:37 am

Yesterday, they got honey, raspberries, red plum, cherries, carrots, shrimp, cuttelbone and toasted coconut slices. The coconut slices were a big hit!

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Post by Motörcrab » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:48 am

This was my crews last feeding.

From top going clockwise to center.
Chicken/rabbit
Water flies/earthworm
Beef lung & heart/greensand
Mealworm/cricket/nutritional yeast
Blue cornmeal/ bee pollen
(Color boost)pink piatya powder/blueberry/barley grass powder
(Center)Wakame & kombu seaweed
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Plant pit contains
Pink rose buds/ purple seaweed/ rose hips/ dulse flakes/ seed and apple mixes/ broccoli/ calendula flowers/ sorghum sticks/ dandelion leaves/ chamomile/ Icelandic kelp
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Clacium Pit contains
Snake skin/ whole powdered eggs/ crab & lobster exo/ oyster shell powder/ fish bone mix/ Azomite
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Scarletfire » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:26 pm

Today they got a blue berry, cherries, red plum, attempted-dehydrated-zuchinni/red-pepper mix, and toasted walnuts, shrimp, barley, and birdseed mix.

They WERE going to get chicken, but I zoned out making food, and threw everything into the pan. Kicked myself after.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:01 pm

BlazeTheWeirdo wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:04 pm
So I have a few recipes I want to try but I haven't just yet. I'm still looking for my dehydrator. I prefer to cut dry the food at home myself. I did a lot of research on what foods are safe. If you guys want to try these out, here you go. If these work out for you please let me know. I'm genuinely curious.

Tropical Mix #1:
  • Dried Mango (minced)
  • Dried Pineapple (minced)
  • Dried Coconut shreds
  • Almonds (crushed)
  • Calcium powder (to avoid sticking)
Tropical Mix #2:
  • Dried Dragon fruit (minced)
  • Dried Raspberries (minced)
  • Dried Mangoes (minced)
  • Calcium Powder (to avoid sticking)
  • Almonds crushed
Smoothie Mix:
  • Dried Bananas (crushed)
  • Dried Strawberries (minced)
  • Chia seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds (possibly crushed)
  • Calcium powder (to avoid sticking)
Farmer's Market Mix:
  • Dried carrots (crushed)
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Spinach minced
  • Dried apples (minced)
  • Dried bell peppers (minced)
Shrimp Scampi:
  • Dried river shrimp
  • Dried cilantro
  • Cooked wild rice (or crumbled dried bread)
  • Dried bell peppers (minced)
Summer Salad Mix:
  • Lettuce
  • Dried Strawberries (minced)
  • Dried Apples (minced)
  • Pumpkin Seeds(crushed)
  • Watercress
Stuffed Pepper: (I don't know how well this one could be executed.)
  • Dried Bell Peppers(minced)
  • Cooked wild rice
  • Cooked beef
  • Dried tomatoes(minced)
I would recommend that your veggies, rice, seeds and fruits be organic. Also - lettuce has no nutritional value to it. You would be best to switch that with a better green. Bread isn't good for hermits.
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by BlazeTheWeirdo » Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:59 pm

GotButterflies wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:01 pm
I would recommend that your veggies, rice, seeds and fruits be organic. Also - lettuce has no nutritional value to it. You would be best to switch that with a better green. Bread isn't good for hermits.
Okay, thank you. I'll make some changes soon.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by JenniferRallison » Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:15 pm

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Tonight the crabs are dining on crushed peanuts for protein of course, oats, black chia seeds, dried river shrimps and meal worms. In the dessert dish I have crushed apple, diced cranberries with a little calcium powder, spirulina, and powdered coconut. Hopefully they love it!


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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by crabby33 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:39 pm

Tonight my crabs are getting banana, mango, pineapple, cilantro, asparagus, broccoli, avocado, shrimp, bloodworms and crushed oyster shell.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by craboloading » Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:56 pm

Both of my crabs are finally up from molting as of a week or so ago. Been trying to get in loads of nutrients for them, they're getting so big!

Tonight they have coconut oil, calendula flowers, oats, dried mealworms, some THCP mixes, almonds, cuttlebone, and eggshell. :)
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Hermiesguardian » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:22 pm

I fed my crabs green sand for the first time tonight. What a hit! I put it in a shell and crabs were fighting over it in both tanks.
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