Shell Guide: Coenobita perlatus

Preferred Shell Guide to Coenobita perlatus (strawberry) 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

       

 

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

C. perlatus generally likes turbo shells, but they will occasionally move into others.