How Do You Maintain A Healthy Diet For Pet Hermit Crabs?
You don’t need to buy special food to feed your hermit crabs. They’re omnivores who will eat almost anything. You can probably find a steady diet for your hermit crabs in your own kitchen. Just make sure they eat healthy and get the nutrients they need. Some studies have shown that hermit crabs prefer to eat a variety of foods, so offer new menu items on occasion. Offer your hermit crabs a variety of foods. Hermit crabs can eat almost everything that people do. You can give them any kind of vegetables, well cooked plain meat, nuts, trail mix and fruit, especially tropical fruits. Avoid sugary and processed food and dairy products except in small quantities. Make sure your hermit crab gets plenty of calcium and carotene. Carotene helps the hermit crab keep her healthy reddish-orange color. Give the crab corn, carrots and other brightly colored vegetables. Increase carotene levels if you notice the crab turning a grayish color after molting. Give your hermit crab a commercial powdered fo
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