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Old 10-08-2012, 02:50 AM   #11
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The dwarf seahorse is the hardiest species I think.
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:46 PM   #12
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Well I'll keep you guys and gals updated on my seahorse tank
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Hope all goes well. Very interested to see how this turns out
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:34 PM   #14
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Here's an update on my seahorse tank just added a live rock and a decoration for the seahorses to wrap their tails around

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Old 10-12-2012, 06:47 PM   #15
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I've read that live rock isn't good for seahorses because of hydroids.
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:49 PM   #16
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Well my Lfs said its good for them so I don't now
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:42 PM   #17
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I've read that live rock isn't good for seahorses because of hydroids.
Really?! I've never read that, but all of my books that even mention seahorses are about 10 years old or more. It's probably time to update. Was this from a magazine article perhaps?
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:28 PM   #18
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People mentioned it on the forum and I dug around a bit more.
Seahorse 101 - A seahorse diary

Live Rock with dwarf seahorses :S - Reef Central Online Community

I have found 3 pygmy seahorses so far, they are teeny tiny, I have them in a hang on type small refugium, they'd be totally lost in the tank. I've had 2 of the 3 for about a week and they seem to be doing fine still, I've been alternating between microworms and newly hatched bbs. There are also some copepods in with them but are few and far between.
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:18 AM   #19
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Thank you x10 for the links! Good stuff. You're the most helpful guy ever!

I'm considering setting up a seahorse tank instead of a new reef. I usually plan things out over many months before starting any project so this really helps. It won't be the first seahorse tank I've built so I'm not green but it was about 10 years ago and so much has changed in that time.
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I want a sea horse tank so bad. I was thinking of making a refugium next to my tank and adding sea horses. Do they eat pods? Anyway I'm not trying to high jack the thread, I mostly just want to follow it. I am at least a year out since my tank is still in the making.
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