Apples!

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Apples!

Post by HPOfficeJetPro6978 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:07 pm

Hello All! I feed my crabs apple in every dish, their particular favorite seems to be golden delicious apples, but i want to expand since they are expensive. Are there any apples they cant have? i know some types have lower and higher ph, more or less acid, and ranging sugar levels! Im sure this is a relatively unexplored topic, but if you know please do share! :)

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Re: Apples!

Post by JoeHermits » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:16 pm

There shouldn’t be a limit nutritionally. Hermit crabs are adapted to eating foods at a variety of sugar and pH levels, same as most plant-eating animals.


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Post by HPOfficeJetPro6978 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:27 pm

In experience do they enjoy sour apples?

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Post by JoeHermits » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:43 pm

I’ve never offered sour apples because I don’t like sour apples xD


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Re: Apples!

Post by HPOfficeJetPro6978 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:46 pm

Now that is the truth lol

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Post by wodesorel » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:39 pm

I get a selection from the farms every fall, and my crabs get the cores to pick clean. Haven't found them to be very picky, they really like all apples.
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Post by Motörcrab » Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:22 pm

I get bags of organic apples at Aldi's. Pretty much whatever is avaliable at the time, I get. Like everyone else mentioned they don't seem very picky. I know I offered Granny Smith, Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp and Pink Ladies. I believe they eat them all, but I never really thought about preference. You would think crab apples would be their favorite! :lol:
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