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Old 03-16-2016, 08:55 PM   #1
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Sea horses

Looking for some advice on setting up a new tank. I do have a tank now and have had it up for 2 years. Looking to see if anybody has some advice for size and other flush that would go good with them.

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Old 03-16-2016, 10:00 PM   #2
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Interesting question.

I too am interested to know if anyone on here has any experience with raising Sea Horses. I wanted to put some in my tank so badly, but from what I have read they should not be put in a reef tank... Which instantly shot down my hopes of having any.

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Old 03-16-2016, 11:02 PM   #3
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Sea horses

They need to be kept species only as they are tricky to feed and wil lose out to faster fish species. They need holds or mounts, usually a type of Marco alage or anything they can wrap thier tail around. They also usually eat all live food such as baby brine. Now I don't know about corals, I would think they would be fine with corals like acans or blastos but I don't know.

http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2004/12/fish2 this right here is a really good read about them
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I'm not an expert but have read a little because k would like to have them some day. I Second the species only tank, but they can be with pipe fish and I think one or two other slow fish but I forget which ones. They can be stung by corals and anemones which can lead to infection. Non stinging corals may be okay.

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They cannot be kept with pipefish. Pipefish carry a communicable disease that seahorses can get.
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Here is a diary with my experience with them.



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