Erectus Seahorse

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Erectus Seahorse

This species is known as Erectus Seahorse and the correct latin name is Hippocampus erectus. It belongs to the Seahorse family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2280cm2 of water surface which is approximately 353 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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