Safe Food: Meat

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Safe Food: Meat

Post by CrabsterBecks » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:36 pm

Hey! I have just recently rescued three baby PP hermies from horrible conditions and am quickly picking up all the info I need to know about crabs. :D I have downloaded and printed the "Safe Foods list", and I jsut have one quick question. Are there any other types of meat, raw or cooked, dired, etc. that I could feed them?
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Post by wodesorel » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:01 pm

All of the above!

Keep in mind that proteins for humans are often cured or seasoned and may not be safe for hermits. If in doubt, just ask. :)

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Post by CrabsterBecks » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:06 pm

Awesome! But what specific types of meat?
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Post by wodesorel » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:14 pm

Beef, chicken, pork, turkey, lamb, mutton

Shrimps, clams, brine shrimp, krill, plankton, fish

Grasshoppers, crickets, mealworms, superworms, waxworms, bloodworms, locusts

Pretty sure all of these are listed!

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Post by CrabsterBecks » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:08 pm

Splendid, thanks!
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Post by ciaraalston » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:51 am

is tuna okay?
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Re: Safe Food: Meat

Post by Lorne_Clawstrong » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:36 am

ciaraalston wrote:is tuna okay?
Absolutely! Any fish is OK.

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Post by wodesorel » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:20 am

Make sure to check the ingredients for any added preservatives if you aren't using fresh fish. Most canned is safe but not all.

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Post by LadyJinglyJones » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:15 pm

Just wanted to add crab to the list... crabs really like eating crab. (Lol.)
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Re: Safe Food: Meat

Post by piratetoothgir » Tue May 01, 2018 6:39 pm

I am a little late to this thread, but...
Could I feed my crabs live superworms? Providing that I cut them up into bits first :)
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Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue May 01, 2018 8:38 pm

LadyJinglyJones wrote:Just wanted to add crab to the list... crabs really like eating crab. (Lol.)
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They really do. It's very disturbing.
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Post by wodesorel » Tue May 01, 2018 8:45 pm

Hermiesguardian wrote:
LadyJinglyJones wrote:Just wanted to add crab to the list... crabs really like eating crab. (Lol.)
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They really do. It's very disturbing.
They eat their own bodies when they molt, another crab would be the same thing!

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