Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

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Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:36 pm

I was going through different foods on the internet to get some ideas for new foods I could give the crabbies. Are mustard seeds and/or ground ginger ok? I didn't see them on either food list.

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Re: Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by JoeHermits » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:39 pm

They don’t have any potentially toxic compounds as far as I know so they should be fine, but they do have strong flavors so I don’t know if they’d like them on their own.


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Re: Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:46 pm

Thanks JH. Maybe I'll do a little experiment and put just a pinch of ginger in the tank tonight. Those little containers of ground ginger are so expensive, so I don't want to waste too much if they don't like it.

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Re: Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:31 pm

Just checked my small jar of ground ginger. It has another ingredient in it to "preserve color". So I won't be able to try it out.

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Re: Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by JoeHermits » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:40 pm

What is it? Citric acid and ascorbic acid are common and safe, but I would avoid sulfites.


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Re: Mustard Seeds and Ginger?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:43 pm

It's a "sulfiting agent", so it's a no go.

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