Review My Crabitat

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Re: Review My Crabitat

Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:54 pm

Hi there! :)

Link for water pools: Double dish bubblers: ... r#p1030806

Food: Hermit crabs can eat a lot of the same things that we eat. Just check to make sure the item is on the safe list. Foods should be organic when possible. Hermit crabs are sensitive to pesticides and fertilizers.
You also want to provide one or more calcium sources at all times. Examples would be Cuttlebone, Organic Eggshell, Oyster Shell, Lobster Exo, Shrimp Exo.
Make sure you cover all aspects of food pyramid :)
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Unsafe food list: ... 25&t=92556
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Do you have any trees in your area that are on the safe food list? Oak, Sweetgum, Maple, Birch? Are they NOT sprayed with fertilizers, pesticides and does your city NOT spray for mosquitoes? If so, you can use branches from those trees to give your crab branches to climb. You can bake the branch in your oven to kill bugs. :) Your crab can also munch on this branch to get tannin. :)
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