Seaweed question

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Seaweed question

Post by crabby33 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:39 pm

I just bought Seaweed from Hermies Kitchen and I found that it hits four key parts of a hermit crab’s diet: Astaxanthin, Calcium, Carbs and Beta Carotene. How can I serve it to my crabs when it arrives?

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Re: Seaweed question

Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:46 pm

crabby33 wrote:I just bought Seaweed from Hermies Kitchen and I found that it hits four key parts of a hermit crab’s diet: Astaxanthin, Calcium, Carbs and Beta Carotene. How can I serve it to my crabs when it arrives?
I just give it to them in little pieces periodically.
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Re: Seaweed question

Post by Motörcrab » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:54 pm

It will probably be in small flakes or powder. Just give them a "pinch" in their food container.

We purchased Kombe seaweed a few weeks ago. It came in dried long Reaves that were pretty tough. We broke a piece or two into smaller chunks and used a coffee grinder to make it into powder.
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Re: Seaweed question

Post by AwesomeHermit » Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:08 pm

Motörcrab wrote:It will probably be in small flakes or powder. Just give them a "pinch" in their food container.

We purchased Kombe seaweed a few weeks ago. It came in dried long Reaves that were pretty tough. We broke a piece or two into smaller chunks and used a coffee grinder to make it into powder.
I also brake my kombu seaweed into smaller pieces. My crabs love it.
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