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Hi All,

Just to share my 1st attempt in keeping Seahorse :)

http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q676/Mr_Tay/th_IMG_5497_zpsznvjtalk.mp4

Both are Tiger Tail Seahorse.

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http://taysaquarium.blogspot.sg/

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I hope to be successful :)

no problem.. just make sure they eat... or else sure die.. LOL...

just do anything to ensure they get to eat... get live brimp shrimp , off the pump when feeding....

Current Tank(s) :

2 x 1 x 1 mixed reef tank

What in my mind now (future tanks)

4 x 2.5 x 1.5 low profile coral tank

3 x 2.5 x 1.5 low profile reef tank

Decommissioned Tanks :

2 ft seahorse tank back in the 1990s'

2.5 ft cube mixed reef tank in 2007 to 2008

JBJ 28g Tank . Maxspect G1 110W + 12W DIY LED . Tunze 9002 Skimmer . Vortech MP10w ES . SPS only Tank . Picasso Clown Fish (2009 to 2011)

2 x 1 x 1 puffer-fishes, box-fishes & Frog-fish tank (2015)

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I am lucky, my seahorse are eating frozen food :)

As this is my 1st attempt keeping seahorse, I am doing more reading from the internet to make sure I know how to keep them well.

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I am lucky, my seahorse are eating frozen food :)

As this is my 1st attempt keeping seahorse, I am doing more reading from the internet to make sure I know how to keep them well.

wow Mr. Tay congratulations! life just got much easier i suppose. :welldone:

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Just to share another close up video of the male seahorse:

http://vid1353.photobucket.com/albums/q676/Mr_Tay/IMG_5602_zpse8q8j24z.mp4

As the seahorse are eating frozen food, it is definitely much easier in keeping them :)

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Sorry for the late reply. No luck with the seahorses :(

Will have another try next year or year after with a totally new setup :)

My best wishes to all the hobbyists who are now keeping seahorses !

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I have decided to make another attempt to set up a new Seahorse tank. After doing more research work, I am more confident that I should be successful this time round !

Will keep all posted in this thread on the new seahorse tank for 2018 :)

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thanks for sharing your Seahorse experience bro. IME they are some of the hardest species to keep alive(kinda like mandarins that don’t eat prepared foods)unless you have a very well-established refugium to grow lots of pods as food for them in the Long-term. I have one now and it’s been doing well for 3 months now with no signs of starving but I had to setup an external refugium just for it to maintain it cause it wouldn’t even eat frozen food

 

 

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On 03/01/2018 at 12:14 AM, jaydisney said:

Waiting for your new seahorse tank update.

It is definitely a challenge to keep Seahorse and perhaps Mandarin. First thing first is need a mature tank as well as with all the live food (Live Pod, Live BBS and perhaps Live Rotifer). Of course, best is to be able to train or buy Seahorse already accustomed to frozen food.

I am still not ready to kick-start my 2nd attemp for the Seahorse project in view of time  and commitment required. I want to make sure a good success and continuity for my 2nd attemp.

 

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