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Old 01-28-2012, 09:52 AM   #1
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I was thinking about keeping a few seahorses in a spare 10 gal I have. What is involved in their care? Are they dificult to care for? Is a 10 gal even big enough for them? Thanks in advance for the help
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I believe some Seahorses are ok in a 10g, but only the really small ones. If it is possible, I would go with something around 29g, there are more options there.

Here is a thread from melosu58 that might help answer some questions.
Melosu58`s seahorse diary

I think the biggest problem involving seahorses is getting them to eat. Once they are eating, make sure you are keeping up on PWC's. That is about all I know about them, lol.
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Thanks for the link it really helped that's why I like this site you guys always come through
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I currently keep a pair of H. Kuda in a 29 Gallon Biocube. You could feasibly keep a couple dwarfs in a 10 gallon but feeding them will be an issue. Dwarfs require very low flow and they only eat live food. If you are going to keep seahorses you should pick a species and then research the requirements for them. Cold water species may require a chiller, etc.
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I was thinking about keeping a few seahorses in a spare 10 gal I have. What is involved in their care? Are they dificult to care for? Is a 10 gal even big enough for them? Thanks in advance for the help
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A pair of seahorses should be kept in a 25 to 30G tank and are generally one of the harder saltwater fish to keep.....read and prepare yourself well before trying them
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Thanks for all the imput guys I will have to do some more research before I dive into this one. Seems like first off I will need a larger tank thanks for the imput and I will keep you posted as my research goes on. I'm sure there will be more questions also
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Check out my album for my seahorses; lovely guys
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