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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, Had tanks the majority of my life with the exception of the last 15 years as I always wanted to do seahorse exclusive tank but heard they outcome was always devastating. With technology where it is today and the fact I just bought a reef fready, sixty semi-gallon reef tank, I...
  2. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hi all, First time post. :fish: I have a Nano Marine tank with 3 corals, a Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp and a Black Common Seahorse. For about 2 weeks now, the seahorse has had a visible disease/issue with his eye, and it does not appear to be getting better. I have attached photos for a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    What benefits can macro algae provide to a reef? How do you outcompete nuisance algae with macros? What's the difference between micro and macro algae? What's the best lighting for specific species of algae? What signs will tell you that caulerpa is about to go sexual or that different algae...
  4. Tank Specs
    Size - 2 20g tubs over a 50g sump Age - less than 1 year Filtration - K1 media, SCA skimmer, 2 socks, 500gph pump, diy pvc movement maker, marinepure balls Fish - hundreds of fry The fry stay in the tubs for the first 4 weeks of life, and are moved to the divided tanks once weaned onto...
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    Size - SCA 90g cube starfire (I traded my huge clam for this tank....and it's BEAUTIFUL) Age - less than 1 year Filtration / equipment - Marinepure brick, diy floss trap, UV sterilizer, Marinepure balls, K1 fluidized diy contraption, and ASM g-3 skimmer Fish - 20 erectus Inverts - none This...
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    Size - 29g Age - less than 1 year Filtration / equipment - 20 lbs pre-cycled rock, HOB skimmer, HOB filter rated 40g and containing marinepure balls-floss-sponge, macro algae, miracle mud topped with sand, internal filter used as powerhead Fish - 2 hippocampus reidi Inverts - Snails that...
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    Size - 36g barbouri tank Light - Basic overhead Age - less than 1 year Filtration/equipment - 50 lbs rock from billy hay, pre-cycled by me. HOB filter with floss, and canister filter with marinepure balls, sponge, and floss. HOB skimmer, small powerhead aimed at the floor, to keep debri...
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    Size - 65g macro algae display Light - SBreef plant light Age - 3 years Filtration - I had rock made for this tank, shaped into branches and beauty. I added some dry rock from Billy Hay and cycled prior to adding fish. Macro algae in the display and an algae scrubber in the sump on reverse...
  9. Tank Specs
    Type - 55g mixed reef tank Light - SBreeflight Age - 5 years Filtration - 70 lbs rock I cycled myself, refugium with multiple macros, Eshopps sump skimmer. Equipment - Eshopps 75g skimmer, DCS5000 pump, 2 rw8s, auto top off Daily Dosing - Seachem Fusion 1&2, Vodka Weekly (or as needed based on...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi all! I'm new to the forum, but not the scene :). I've been reefing for 5 years, keeping seahorses for 4, and breeding for 3. In addition to keeping 9 systems currently, I also make youtube videos under the handle "Seahorse Whisperer" to help new seahorse owners with any problems. I also...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone, so I have a 46 gallon bow front with a few snails and shrimp in it, and I'm getting seahorses Thursday I'm hoping you can get me some help so I don't accidentally hurt the poor guys from low water quality. Here's my current parameters Tank Age: 6 months Copepods and ampipods: quite...
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    I was recently at my friend's house and they had just gotten a new in wall collum seahorse tank. The seahorses were fascinating creatures and I couldn't but want a tank like that for my own. Since I was already working on a DIY ATO system. This inspired me to do a full DIY tank. The tank is DIY...
  13. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hi everyone. Im too new to post vids and pics yet but.... I got my first order of live rock from TBS today. Not my first ever LR.. I got a small sea spider (def not a star) but I have seen 2 things that behave like a sea horse of some type but they have heads like an ant, white in color and...
  14. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I have had two seahorses for about 6 months and the male has stopped eating for about 3 weeks now. I started putting brine shrimp about a week ago just hoping to give him some food but I can't tell if he is eating any. Please help with any suggestions on how to get my seahorse back to eating...
  15. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Can any tell me what sex my seahorse is please.
  16. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hello, I just missed my dwarf seahorses transfering their eggs! But the male definitely has a bunch in his pouch, so many there was a string of them hanging out and he is buldging! How long will it be before he gives birth? Also is there any particular time of day that seahorses prefer to give...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! I am thinking that I want to start a seahorse tank but I also want to get an anemone for my other reef tank. Is it harder to care for anemones than seahorses? I'm trying to convince my mum that I would rather have a seahorse tank. Thanks
  18. General classifieds
    Two male tank-bred H.erectus seahorses for sale! Asking $200. Healthy and active, reddish-brown in color, not picky eaters. No problem feeding frozen mysis. I love, love these fish but I recently moved from San Diego, CA to Port Angeles, WA and I need to downsize. Can you provide a good home...
  19. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I was thinking about adding a seahorse to my soft coral nanocube, but am worried that there is WAY too much flow! I have two MJ 1200's, a MP10, and the sumps return.... No chance for a seahorse- right? The sump runs pretty slow, theoretically I could put one in the refugium, but then.... i...
  20. Seahorses & Pipefish
    i need all the advise i can get on wither or not i should set up a seahorse tank yesterday i saw a 10gallon hexagon tank for seahorses. they are my favorite thing in the ocean i even have a tattoo but i do not want to mess it up in anyway and i really want to do it right so if you can please...
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