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Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)

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Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)
Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)

Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)

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Limulus polyphemus


The Saltwater Horseshoe Crab is a bottom feeding scavenger.

They like a deep, fine sandbed with a lot of open space to

roam around in. They do get large over time- females can

reach sizes of about 12 inches.

COMMON NAME: Saltwater Horseshoe Crab
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Limulus polyphemus
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~2-3 inch
MINIMUM TANK SIZE:
FOOD/DIET: Carnivore
CARE LEVEL: Easy
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

Customer Reviews
Adam of Peoria, Arizona
Funny little guy
I ordered my crab on Memorial Day weekend, came later that week. He spent a couple weeks in hiding, I was hoping he was not a goner (he was stuck on a ups truck all day in 105 degree plus conditions- they even packed the order with extra ice packs) well I acclimated him fast put him into the tank and he disappeared. Now he has finally surfaced, he swims around the tank, and is perfectly healthy!
Jenny of Michigan
I named him Charlie.
Charlie, my horseshoe crab, Arrived in perfect health. He's a bit clumsy but he's perfect. He's about the size of a half dollar! and way more active than any of my fish. I love him!!
Krissy of LA
Horseshoe Crab
I love this little guy! We've had him now for about a month and he's cleaned 2 different tanks of sand very well and he's so entertaining to watch :) THANK YOU!
Sandra Schuman of Milton , VT
Horseshoe Crab
got my horsecrab and hes good size and he comes out at night and swims alot.TY R2G
JODY of RICHFIELD UT
SWEET
NICE CRAB NICE SIZE
BeachBum72 of North Carolina
Good sand sifters
I have two of these in a 90g each around 1.5" in size. One of them loves to swim backflips through the tank for about 30 minutes each night before going back to the sand bed.