Feeding Hermit Crabs

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  1. Zookeeper

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    A mussel on the half-shell is nice because you can always remove the uneaten bits together with the shell.[​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]Befor you know it there is a feeding frenzy.
     
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    [​IMG]Then the fish help them selves.
     
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    [​IMG]This little guy just can`t help him self.
     
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    Nice pics, I must try mussels in the shell. I have feed without shells. COOL :thumbup:
     
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    Wow, those hermits really attacked that mussel.
     
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    Interesting:thumbup:
     
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    hey there...bought me 4 little h/crabs the weekend...what do they normally eat.....i kinda um forgot to check this.....

    Shane
     
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    my guy totally snobbed mussel and fish.... I thinks he is a vegetarian :p
     
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    Depends on how many hermits you got, On big tank, low numbers, heavy fish feeding. There is no need to target feed the hermits.

    But if you got loads of hermits, they will not say no to anything, From Nori, small pieces of hake, mussel like that with or without the shell. Only problem with hake and mussel is that the skimmer overreacts.
     
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    awesome..thanks for the info....Appreciate it......Im still getting into this and learning.
     
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