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  1. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I will start here i have a column tank so it is built vertically (tall) for the purpose of sea horses as they love to go up and down in the water column and hang onto anything around them (i use fake SPS). I added some Chaeto to the back end of the tank in each corner. When i feed the extra...
  2. Seahorses & Pipefish
    My tank is almost completely cycled .. Curious If you don't mind.. I was planning on adding a couple sponge filters , I have an aqueon 50 quiet flow filter 250 gph .. As well as some Airstones and a bubble disc .,, Then the clean up crew once all levels are appropriate .. Sea horse .com...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Ok i have a few question here;Need an expert here. -Is it better to turn OFF my water return during feeding time or not. -I have a pod factory in one part of my tank ( colum of rubble air hose ...); would shrimp and crabs destroy that supply? - I'm planting my tank with a full collection of...
  4. Seahorses & Pipefish
    hey All, i am thinking of starting a seahorse tank can someone give me ideas,and tell me what creatures i can put with them and about how many in a 14 gallon tank. thx
  5. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hello, My wife has always wanted sea horses, we currently have a 90 gallon reef tank, that is doing great and has been up for about a year. I know, sea horses really need there own tank so I was thinking about setting up a small cube tank. I was just curious on your guys suggestions. The...
  6. Nano Reefs
    I am all up in the air with what I want in the 29. One part of me wants just corals and sea horse. The other part of me wants a pair of black clowns, and corals. The other part of me wants just corals and a few shrimp..Sea horses eat so slow they usually starve in community small tanks. I will...
  7. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Just added a banded pipefish to our reef. He is full grown about 7-8 inches. He seems happy and adjusting well. Ive read suggestions on what to feed, such as Tisbe biminiensis, Acartia tonsa, Nutramar Tigrio Bottled Live Copepods. I always like to get suggestions from TRT. Also, I am running a...
  8. Reef Fish
    Hey, has anyone ever heard of someone keeping a leafy sea dragon in a home aquarium? Are they legal to keep? Thanks
  9. General Reef Discussion
    im new to the hobbie, and am waiting for my seahorse aquarium to cycle. its going on 2 weeks and im in no hurry to get my horses because i want to make sure i have a proper home for them. so my husband started reading up on them, and asks me why would people take them out of their enviroment and...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello people: I found an interesting comment in a book called “Encyclopedia of Sea Horses” by Mildred Bellomy (1969). In it (Page 30) there is an observation made that the Giant Sea Horses as well as the Dwarf Sea Horse my be somewhat nocturnal. These observations have been made in “...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I've avoided coming out here as of late. A couple of weeks ago we cleaned out the seahorse tank. I think we stirred up too much and over a few days we lost two of the babies. :cry: Just the other day I got up and found the last baby tail first in the overflow. She was gone already so I...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I still have no clue how to use my camera but here are a few pics from today
  13. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    http://edition.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/06/13/pregnant.seadragon/index.html Rare male sea dragon pregnant Story Highlights Male sea horses, sea dragons and pipe fish carry eggs instead of the female Breeding of weedy sea dragons is rare because so little is known about their mating...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Good news for the Georgia Aquarium! http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080612/ap_on_fe_st/odd_pregnant_sea_dragon
  15. Front Page News
    Endangered sea dragon at Ga. aquarium pregnant Thursday, June 12, 2008 3:19:28 PM A weedy sea dragon at the Georgia Aquarium has something to celebrate this Father's Day. One of the rare creatures is pregnant for only the third time ever at a U.S. aquarium, aquarium officials said. But...
  16. Nano Reefs
    I recently purchased an 8gal biocube to keep a small seahorse in. Right now I just have the tank and haven't purchased rocks or sand yet, so I still have the option of returning it and getting the 14 gal. tank. My plan for this tank was to keep 1 small seahorse (2-3 inch max size) and 1...
  17. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I have a few horses comming this week and am curious if my reef QT will do the the horses. Right now I use a 10G and just a air stone. Hypo SG @ 1.018-1.020ish I do plan to add some macro to. I usually keep the fish in for 3-5 days. then drip acclimate into the main tank. Is this setup...
  18. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Ok I planned this tak about a year ago and ended up using it for just softies. anyhoo it's now becomming a seahorse/pipefish tank. Here is what I have already 35g RR corrner Hex 15g Rubbermaid sump ProClear 150 Skimmer (a lil overkill but I already had) 4" super fine sand. 2x 65w PC lighting...
  19. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    I'm going forward with the seahorse tank.... Aftertalking to the guys at Pruess last week I decided to go forward with seahorses. That was the origonal intent of the hex. It now has water and sand. I plan to put about 10lbs LR and 10 lbs Base rock, some macro and and a few softies, shrooms...
  20. Margaritaville
    Good morning, dudes and dudettes! I have breakfast started. Coffee, anyone?
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