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reliable food source?

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I know hermit crabs eat all sorts of things but how do you guys consistently have food sources, do you cook them something every night? I have an assortment of freeze dried foods but i was told it didnt have enough nutrients
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I have organic muesli as a background food source, but I will put in a bit of whatever we are cooking for the day too.
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so you find something they can eat in whatever you cook that day?
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Yes, that's how I vary what I give them each day.
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sorry if im seeming slow. How do you know it has enough nutrients. Have you done research into it or trust that it does. I ask because the people ive talked to have really stressed nutrients and such and its kinda stressed me out yk
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I actually don’t keep track of it myself. If you’re feeding a variety of foods, they should be exposed to most nutrients. Since you can’t force your hermit crabs to eat certain things in certain amounts (compared to human children under your care for example) stressing so much like that is unnecessary.
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