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Best food for isolation

Discussion in 'Isolation (ISO).' started by Daniel, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. Daniel

    Daniel Hi, I'm New Here!

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    Recently, I got a new hermit and I guess you can call my tank an ISO tank. What are the best food for crabs in ISO?
     
  2. ChaosMagic

    ChaosMagic Hi, I'm New Here!

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    I just put my hermit crab in isolation too and I've been searching the same topic as you, and from what I found so far everyone seems to recommend:
    high protein and energy foods.
    Honey.
    Peanut utter.
    Molasses.

    And here's the long list:
    Acorns
    Agave
    Alfalfa
    Almonds
    Aloe
    Amaranth
    Anchovy oil
    Apples and natural unsweetened apple sauce
    Apricot
    Arame (seaweed)
    Artichokes
    Ash Wood
    Asian Pear
    Asparagus
    Avocado
    Bamboo
    Banana
    Barley
    Basil, whole plant
    Beans
    Bee pollen
    Beef, unseasoned
    Beets (whole plant)
    Bell peppers
    Birch Wood
    Bison
    Blackberries, leaves & flowers
    Blackstrap molasses (unsulfured) - amazingly high in nutrients such as calcium and potassium; 1-2 times monthly
    Bladderwrack
    Bloodworms (alive or dead)
    Blueberries
    Borage blossoms (Borago officinalis)
    Broccoli and leaves
    Brown rice
    Brussels sprouts
    Burning Bush (entire plant)
    Buttercup (only when dried)
    Cabbage (all varieties)
    Calcium carbonate powder, plain
    Calendula flowers (Calendula officinalis)-Also known as "pot marigolds"
    Camellia (Camellia japonica)
    Canteloupe
    Caribou
    Carnation flowers (Dianthus caryophyllus)
    Carrots and carrot tops
    Cashiews, unsalted
    Catappa Leaves (do not confuse with Catalpa or Catawpa!)
    Catfish
    Cauliflower and leaves
    Celery (all parts)
    Cereal; Brown rice, soy, wheat or 7 grain, muesli
    Chamomile flowers
    Chard
    Cheese (be sure to get all natural varieties, serve as occasional treat)
    Cherimoya
    Cherry, fruit and wood
    Chestnuts
    Chia
    Chicken, cooked and unseasoned (smash the bone for marrow access)
    Chickpea
    Chickweed
    Cholla wood
    Cilantro
    Citrus (all fruits)
    Claci worms
    Clams
    Clover blossoms and leaves
    Cochineal
    Coconut meat, oil, water, and shells
    Cod liver oil
    Cod
    Collards
    Coral, untreated
    Cork bark
    Corn (on the cob, too)
    Cornmeal
    Crabapple
    Cranberries
    Crickets
    Crustaceans (any and all crustacea including crayfish, lobster, shrimp and other crabs)
    Cucumber
    Currants
    Cuttlefish
    Dairy products (milk, cheese, live-culture yogurt) **
    Daisies (Bellis perennis)
    Dandelion flowers, leaves and roots (Taraxacum officinale)
    Dates
    Day lilies (Hemerocallis)
    Duck
    Earthworms (collected away from pesticides)
    Edamame (soybean)
    Egg and Eggshells, cooked
    Eggplant
    Elderberry flowers (Sambucus canadensis)
    Elk
    Extra-virgin olive oil
    Feces (any animal feces wild or domestic that has a healthy (and preferably whole foods) diet and is not on any medication now or in the near past)
    Feeder cockroaches, dead
    Fennel
    Fig
    Filberts
    Fish flakes w/out chemical preservatives
    Fish Oil
    Fish, all species
    Flax seed oil (small amounts infrequently)
    Flax seeds/Linseeds
    Flounder
    Frozen fish food (esp. algae, krill and brine shrimp)
    Garbanzos
    Gladiolus (Gladiolus spp.)
    Goji berries
    Goliath worms
    Gooseberry
    Grape Leaf
    Grapefruit
    Grapes
    Grapevine (vines and root)
    Grasshoppers, dead or dried
    Green Beans
    Guava
    Halibut
    Hazel leaves
    Hazelnuts
    Hemp
    Hempseed Meal
    Hibiscus flowers (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)
    Hikari products: brine shrimp, krill, crab cuisine, sea plankton (no preservatives)
    Hollyhock flowers
    Honey (organic, or at least locally produced, for anti-microbials)
    Honeybush
    Honeydew Melon
    Honeysuckle flowers (Japanese Lonicera japonica)
    Horn Melon (Kiwano or Jelly Melon)
    Hornworms, feeders only (never wild caught)
    Hot pepper
    Huckleberries/Bilberries
    Indian Almond Leaves
    Impatiens (Impatiens wallerana)
    Irish Moss
    Japanese Maple, leaves or branches, dried or fresh (Acer palmatum)
    Jasmine flowers (Jasmine officinale)
    Jicama
    Johnny-Jump-Up flowers--(Viola tricolor)
    Kale
    Kamut
    Kelp
    Kiwi
    Kohlrabi
    Krill
    Lavar (seaweed)
    Lentils
    Lettuce (organic only. has little nutrition)
    Lilac, flowers, branches and leaves (Syringa vulgaris)
    Lima Beans
    Liver, unseasoned
    Lobster with crushed exoskeleton
    Locusts
    Lychee fruit (fresh; no kernel)
    Macadamia nuts
    Madrona wood
    Mango
    Mangrove (small live trees can be obtained on eBay, use in water basin)
    Maple leaves and branches, all species
    Maple syrup
    Marion Berries
    Mealworms, live, dead or dried
    Milk thistle flowers (Silybum marianum)
    Millet
    Mint
    Moose
    Mopani Wood
    Most organic baby foods
    Mulberry
    Muscadine (grapes)
    Mushrooms, all types edible for humans
    Mussels
    Nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum majus)
    Nectarines
    Nettle, stinging (pour boiling water over leaves first)
    Oak Leaves and bark
    Oats
    Octopus
    Okra
    Olives and olive oil (extra virgin)
    Oranges
    Oysters
    Pansy flowers and leaves (Viola X Wittrockiana)
    Papaya
    Parsley
    Parsnip, root and greens
    Passionflowers (Passifloraceae - passion flower family)
    Passionfruit
    Pasta, no added salt or preservates
    Peaches
    Peanut butter (avoid sugar, corn syrup and hydrogenated oils)
    Peanuts and shells
    Pears
    Peas
    Pecan bark
    Pecans
    Peonies
    Persimmon
    Petunia blossoms
    Phoenix worms
    Pickling cucumbers (Pickles), raw or dried
    Pimentos, no salt or preservatives
    Pine Cones
    Pineapple
    Pistachio nuts
    Plankton
    Plantain
    Plum
    Pomegranate
    Popcorn (unseasoned, unflavored, unbuttered)
    Pork, unseasoned (no ham)
    Potato (no green parts, including eyes)
    Prickly Pear (fruit and cactus)
    Psyllium & husks
    Pumpkin, plus entire plant (flowers, seeds, stems & leaves)
    Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)
    Quinoa (New World grain)
    Radish, roots and greens
    Raisins (no sulphur dioxide)
    Rasberries
    Red raspberry leaves (highest bioavailable calcium source + vit. C and trace minerals)
    Reindeer
    Rolled Oats
    Rooibus (or rooibos)
    Roquette (Eruca vesicaria)
    Rose (entire plant)
    Rowan
    Royal Jelly
    Rubarb (stems only - leaves are poisonous!)
    Russian Olive leaves (Elaeagnus angustifolia)
    Safflower Oil
    Sage blossoms (Salvia officinalis)
    Salmon
    Sand dollars, untreated
    Sardines (canned in water, no salt)
    Sardines
    Scallops
    Sea biscuits, untreated
    Sea fan, untreated
    Sea grasses
    Sea Horses, untreated
    Sea salt
    Sea Sponges
    Sea Urchans, untreated
    Seaweed
    Semolina
    Sesame oil (in tiny amounts as appetite stimulant)
    Sesame seeds (crushed)
    Shrimp and exoskeletons, all types
    Silkworms
    Snails (use human food grade only; not wild snails)
    Sorghum
    Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
    Soy and soy products (human grade; miso, tofu, etc.)
    Spelt
    Spinach
    Spirulina (complete protein and chlorophyll source; highest in beta carotene)
    Sprouts (flax, wheat, bean, alfalfa, etc.)
    Squash (and squash blossom)
    Squid
    Star fruit (carambola)
    Starfish, untreated
    Strawberry and tops
    Sugar cane
    Sunflower Seeds (crushed), flowers and leaves (Helianthus)
    Superworms
    Swamp cypress wood (false cypress, taxodium sp.)
    Sweet potato
    Sweetgum
    Sycamore leaf
    Tahini (no garlic variety)
    Tamarillo
    Tangelo
    Tangerine
    Thimble Berry
    Tilapia
    Timothy hay
    Tomato
    Tomatillo
    Tree Fern
    Triticale
    Trout
    Tulip flowers (Tulipa spp.)
    Tuna
    Turkey
    Turnip, roots and greens
    Ugli Fruit (Tangelo)
    Venison
    Viola flowers
    Violet flowers (Viola odorata)
    Walnuts
    Wasa All-Natural Crispbread (Oat flavor)
    Watercress
    Watermelon
    Wax worms, live or dead
    Wheat germ
    Wheat grass
    Wheat
    Whitefish
    Whole Wheat Couscous
    Wild rice
    Worm Castings (organic)
    Zucchini (and zucchini flowers)
     

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