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3 Golden Rules
Just remember the three golden rules to successful seahorse keeping
Under stocking is ALWAYS better than overstocking. Always! That is the one immutable law that governs the seahorse-keeping universe, and if you violate it, the aquarium gods will exact swift and terrible retribution!
When in doubt, under stock. Don't push your luck! If you have any doubt whatsoever as to whether or not your system is running at capacity, it probably is. In such a situation, you MUST err on the side of caution.
Don't mess with success! If your seahorse setup has been running smoothly and trouble-free for a prolonged period at it's present level of occupancy, try to resist the temptation to increase your herd. Why risk upsetting the balance in a system that has settled into a state of happy equilibrium? Rather than risk overcrowding an established tank, consider starting up a new aquarium when the urge to acquire some new specimens becomes overwhelming.