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Old 06-29-2006, 11:10 PM   #1
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Sea Horse possible?

With the setup that I have right now, would it be possible to add a seahorse if I were to add copodes to the system. I know that they do best in species only aquariums or with shy fish, but was just wondering if it would do ok in my tank......TIA
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Old 06-30-2006, 01:32 AM   #2
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I would do without. they are fragile animals and would be out competed by pretty much everything in your tank.
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Old 06-30-2006, 09:15 AM   #3
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Here is an article written that describes the most basic needs of a seahorse tank.
Maybe it will be useful to you.
http://www.fantasyreef.com/viewtopic.php?t=581

My "quick" answer to you would be that your tank if full already and that the seahorse would likely starve to death because the other tankmates would out compete it for food.
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I agree with scottm and hara. It is best to have a species only tank for them or other inhabatants that are slow. I thought about getting them, but read a bunch and decided to pass on them for now.
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:55 AM   #5
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Get rid you your fish and it may be possible... Read up on them, they are not that easy to keep..
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Species only, may be able to share with some of the smaller fish species, but will have no chance with the majority of sw species.

Seahorses with shrimps for clean up would be cool
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Seahorses are possible. Infact, from my experience so far they aren't that hard. You just need to know your stuff, choose suitable tankmates, etc.

Btw Hara, I clicked that link and it gave me a trojan virus >.<
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Ok, I recently changed around the livestock that I had in my tank. I changed my previous setup from a clownfish, royal gramma, and koran Angel to just a Royal Gramma and a mandarin. I wound up giving my brother the koran angel and the clownfish. I still have a CBD, emerald, featherdusters, and an urchin. I plan on cultivating my own pods, but im waiting on the setup to arrive. Do you think that a sea horse would be within reason know, or is it not a good idea? Just curious............TIA.........
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It is not a good idea until that tanks pod population gets very secure.
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Old 07-16-2006, 12:34 PM   #10
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Im not thinking about purchasing a sea horse anytime soon. I was just curious about getting one after my tank has enough pods. I just figured since I was going to populate with pods for the mandarin, that it would work for the sea horse too. Ill just wait until my pod population gets high enough... Thanks
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