Long-Snouted Seahorse

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Long-Snouted Seahorse

This fish is known as Long-Snouted Seahorse and the correct latin name is Hippocampus guttulatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Seahorse family. (e) Origin of this species is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Seahorse is peaceful.

Long-Snouted Seahorse can grow up to 16 cm what is approximately 6 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1920cm2 of water surface which is approximately 297 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 Long-Snouted 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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