Thoughts: Carolina Reapers / Ghost Peppers?

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Thoughts: Carolina Reapers / Ghost Peppers?

Post by Xenpurgisn@cht » Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:40 am

I personally haven't done this nor do I plan to, but this really got me thinking- HCs of course have different tastebuds, but could they receive spice from foods? Has anyone tried offering these peppers to them with ( potentially ) good results? And to those who don't know, the Carolina reaper is one of the most spiciest peppers in the world.

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Re: Thoughts: Carolina Reapers / Ghost Peppers?

Post by JoeHermits » Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:17 am

Capsaicin only really affects mammals. Birds are unaffected and according to those who’ve offered chili peppers hermit crabs aren’t either.


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Re: Thoughts: Carolina Reapers / Ghost Peppers?

Post by wodesorel » Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:56 am

One of my crabs favorite items, and one of the most popular items I sold, was hot peppers! Not super hots, but ornamentals that were spicy enough that I maced myself severely while preping them dried. Haven't been able to get near anything hot or any dried peppers since without a major reaction. 🤦‍♀️
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