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Octopus, squid, or cuttlefish?

Discussion in 'Foods, Treats & Home Recipes.' started by ninjasgorawr, Jun 30, 2008.

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  1. ninjasgorawr

    ninjasgorawr (Micro Crab)

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    If you had to decide between these three items for feeding your crab, which would you choose?
    (choose two)
    Octopus
    Squid
    Cuttlefish
    Anchovies
    Earthworms
    Trying to decide what to buy for my hermies!
     
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    ninjasgorawr (Micro Crab)

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    Here's some more I found ;)
    Krill and
    Shrimp
    So... out of those 7, i guess choose 4.
     
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    DaisyCrab (Small Crab)

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    I don't know about the others, but I do know that hermit crabs really like Shrimp, and Krill too I believe.
     
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    kittyosu "Never Molted"

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    My crabs really love their shrimp! I have also seen them eat their dried anchovies. But the shrimp seems to be the all time favorite as far as protein goes. :)
     
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    krackersmom2 (Large Crab)

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    Anchovies are fine as long as they are unsalted. My crabs aren't nuts over the anchovies. Shrimp is a winner any day. I buy the dried baby shrimp from Wal Mart. I would try cuttlefish.....:cool:
     
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    Hermie's rule "Second Molt In Progress"

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    Mine like shrimp and I've heard from others that their crabs like earthworm castings but mine aren't crazy over them.
     
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    Jedi_sena (Micro Crab)

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    I would think that shrimp and krill would be very similar in nutrients and that octopus and squid would also be very similar. That might help narrow down your choices a bit.
     
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    Stephen2342 "Preparing For First Molt"

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    Mine love shrimp but they also chew on their cuttlebone regularly. But that's just for calcium so I'm not sure how to cuttlefish itself would go over.
     
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