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About Pixie Seahorse  – This species of seahorse also known as the Dwarf Seahorse, are very delicate and very small. They require the daily preparation of live artmeia. Pixie seahorses need to have their own dedicated tank.

Scientific Name: Hippocampus Zosterae

Size: 1/2 – 1 1/2 inches

Color: Ranges typically from mottled brown to white, sometimes yellow, green or black and less commonly multi colored–yellow and black, polka dotted and pinto.

Life Span: Wild approximately 1 year, captive 2-3 years plus.

Feed: LIVE Baby Brine Shrimp (newly hatched artemia instarr nauplii),Copepods, rotifers, various shrimp larvae such as Gammarus, Mysids, red shrimps and ghosts.

Feeding Frequency: once daily live baby brine shrimp (artemia).

Behavior: Promiscuous, prolific. Like to hitch and feed on bypassing live food. Shipping within 2 weeks!!!

Offspring: Average amount of fry from 3-30, most common around 20.

Fry: Approximately inch, benthic, able to hitch right away.

Natural Habitat: Florida to the Bahamas. In the wild they often have parasites.

Tank Setup: 1-5 gallons. Hitching posts and habitat such as Bonzai Ogo (seaweed). Live sand preferred over live rock

Tank Mates: Very few are compatible. Tiny hermits, Hawaii red shrimp, sea hares and snails.

Water Quality Parameters: Temperature: 70°F-75°F : Specific gravity: 1.019-1.022 – PH: 8.2-8.4; Ammonia: 0; Nitrite: 0; Nitrate: 0-10ppm

Feeding: Recommended feeding regime for Ocean Rider ® Pixies – live baby brine shrimp enriched with Vibrance evry day. This is a nutritionally complete diet that our sea horses love and is easy to use. It will ensure long term survivability, high health, brilliant colors and a happy pet!

Pixies require advanced knoweldge of seahorse care and are recommended only for expert tank managers.


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