Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

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Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by FSkerlak » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:16 am

I was at Aldi today and saw these Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt. All of the nuts except Brazil Nuts are on the safe food list, but they aren't on the unsafe list either. I'll list the ingredients as shown. Peanuts, almonds, cashews, Brazil Nuts, pecans, peanut oil, cottonseed oil, sunflower seed oil, and/or canola oil, sea salt. In that order. Is this safe to give them?

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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:59 pm

not the sea salt. get all natural diced pecans. my crabs love them! they are very safe and give a nice boost of protien!
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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by JoeHermits » Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:56 pm

purplepincher wrote:not the sea salt. get all natural diced pecans. my crabs love them! they are very safe and give a nice boost of protien!
Sea salt is safe. It’s the normal table salt we avoid because of the anti-caking substances added.

Brazil nuts have never been officially tested, which is why they’re not on the lists. I don’t think they’re unsafe. If you’re worried you can always just pick then out and eat them yourself.


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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by FSkerlak » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:20 pm

Cool thank you, do you think the oils are ok? peanut oil, cottonseed oil, sunflower seed oil, and/or canola oil?

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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:59 pm

NOOOO. never do anything but fish oil.
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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by curlysister » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:14 pm

Here is the safe food list. There are oils other than fish oil on the list:

http://www.hermitcrabassociation.com/ph ... 25&t=92557
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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by JoeHermits » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:18 pm

FSkerlak wrote:Cool thank you, do you think the oils are ok? peanut oil, cottonseed oil, sunflower seed oil, and/or canola oil?
I believe people have offered foods with these ingredients to crabs before without ill effects. Most food oils aren’t unsafe.


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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by soilentgringa » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:03 pm

purplepincher wrote:NOOOO. never do anything but fish oil.
Where did you read this? Coconut oil, olive oil, and other nut based oils have been used safely with hermits for years.


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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by purplepincher » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:49 am

I read it on hermit crabs.com. i thought it was a good website. i will not trust it from now on. >:(
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Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by soilentgringa » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:57 am

purplepincher wrote:I read it on hermit crabs.com. i thought it was a good website. i will not trust it from now on. >:(
That’s one of the HCA founders and a crabber for decades. I wonder why they would say that.


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Post by soilentgringa » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:03 pm

soilentgringa wrote: That’s one of the HCA founders and a crabber for decades. I wonder why they would say that.


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I just read Christa’s food and feeding page three times (hermit-crabs.com) and nowhere does it say that you cannot give crabs oils other than fish oil.


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Post by purplepincher » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:24 pm

not the person i just looked that up. it was not the same website. she is really reliable!

the website i saw was just a yahoo post. i found that out today. i got my sites mixed up.
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Re: Are Southern Grove Mixed Nuts with Sea Salt ok to give them to eat?

Post by purplepincher » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:16 pm

i really need to start checking the names of websites. sorry again.
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