Hermit Crabs in sump

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    What do you feed hermit crabs in sump? These came with the tank when I purchased it, and now are 2 large in my opinion to leave with my corals. So into the sump? What should I feed them without fouling the sump?
     
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    just a tiny bit of mysis or something twice a week, they hardly need anything in my opinion
     
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    I fed all my hermits to Jefferson Davis(my mantis shrimp).But the water flow through the sump will keep your hermits well fed.
     
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    there should be enough stuff collecting in the sump from your DT to keep the occupied
     
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    I would put a couple pieces of food in once or twice a week, but small pieces. They will get most of what they need from scavenging.
     
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    I have hermits in my sump. I give them nothing. I figure there's plenty of leftover. Man I hate them things.
     
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    My hermits love a little chunk of seaweed. You can tie or rubberband some to a rock and sink it.
     
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