Arrow Crab

Species information for the Arrow Crab, in the Crabs category.

  1. Scientific name - Stenorhynchus seticornis

    Family – Majidae

    Common name – Arrow, Spider Crab

    Max Size – 6 in (15 cm)

    Range: Caribbean

    Care Level – Easy

    Temperament – Semi-Agressive

    Foods and feeding – This crab will scavenge but can be feed small meaty items.

    Supplements - Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements

    Aquarium suitability -

    Reef compatibility – Yes

    Captive care – This crab may go after other crabs or small, slow moving fish. They are opportunistic predators. Crabs are extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper and small amounts will kill them.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2011
    little_fish, Jan 17, 2011