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

Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)

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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
FOOD/DIET: Carnivore
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

Customer Reviews
Debbie of Raleigh, NC
Horseshoe crab
Ordered 3 more. They are some funny little fellas to watch!! They come out several times a week and enertain for us!! Back flips, crawling, swimming, plowing the sand!! Super fun!
Chris of Abilene Texas
horseshoe crab
Very cool, purchased 3, but berry themselves under the substrate, haven't seen them since.
Daniel of South East Ohio
Great deal!!!
I have wanted a Horseshoe for sometime now and for $4 this is a crazy deal! Customer service said it was most likely going to be the size of a thumbnail... it was MUCH bigger than that! Thank you so much! Great shape and bringing much conversation to the sandbed!
Lori Slebzak of Chestertown , MD
Horse Shoe Crab
What a brat! He flipped himself over and laid on his back a few times during acclimation . The kids at school were so upset. Ha! He's just a playful attention seeker! He has become the favorite in our 180 gal reef tank! He climbs over anything in his path including snails and hermit crabs. Still rolls on his back once in a while when I am working in the tank feeding coral. I think he wants a belly rub! LOL
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
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.