Mangrove Horseshoe Crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda)
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Mangrove Horseshoe Crab
284 Litres (75 US G.)
30-40 cm (11.8-15.7")
7.5 - 8.5
24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)
- Mangrove Horseshoe Crab
- Is said to mainly eat insect larvae, worms, small fish, small crabs, and thin shelled bivalves. Studies have shown that they have a strong preference for insect larvae over all other food sources .
- While this Horseshoe Crab may be sold as freshwater, it's best kept in high-end brackish conditions.
- Large crab-like animal with a roughly horseshoe-shaped shell and a long, straight tail spine. The underside is equipped with numerous legs.