Shell Guide: Coenobita clypeatus

Preferred Shell Guide to Coenobita clypeatus (purple pincher) in Captivity

Turbo petholatus (tapestry turbo, spotted tapestry, banded tapestry, carved tapestry)

Good for tiny-large crabs

       

 

Turbo fluctuosus (striped turbo, Mexican turbo)

Good for tiny-large crabs

       

 

Cittarium pica (magpie, Indian top)

Good for tiny-large crabs

   

 

Turbo imperialis (jade turbo)

Good for large-jumbo crabs

   

 

Turbo argyrostomus / T.setosus / T.sparverius / T.tumidulus (green turbo)

Good for tiny-large crabs

       

 

Turbo marmoratus (camo/cammo turbo)

Good for large-jumbo crabs

 

Phyllonotus pomum (apple murex)

Good for tiny-large crabs