Erectus Seahorse

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Erectus Seahorse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Erectus Seahorse and the correct latin name is Hippocampus erectus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Seahorse family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Although this is a peaceful Seahorse, it is not recommended for beginners due to high demands.

Erectus Seahorse can grow up to 19 cm what is approximately 7 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 2280cm2 of water surface which is approximately 353 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Erectus Seahorse fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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Document modified on Sat Dec 15 11:05:29 UTC 2007
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