Re:Tank Size – How Many Pairs

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leliataylor
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Thank you for your information. I have only been keeping seahorses for a little over 1 year, I consider myself to be very new to seahorses. I tend to be very cautious and would rather understock a tank.

My 57G has live sand, live rock, a good protein skimmer, a Fluval 304 cannister filter, dedicated seahorse tank (no other fish), and only tank raised seahorses. I started keeping salt tanks approximately 30 years ago and am very careful in monitoring the chemical levels in each tank. My 57G has been stable for 4 weeks. In the past I have purchased a single seahorse at a time, to ensure their welfare. I have two young pairs in a 30G tank, that was my first seahorse tank. I now have two 10G (modified tanks) I use for babies and two 20G (grow up tanks).

My oldest babies (all 5 of them) are 4 1/2 months old. My youngest are 2 weeks old (# unknown).

I setup the 57G to provide the best enviroment that I can. I will wait until after the Holiday rush to order my new Sunbursts. Don’t want any shipping delays. I wish I had found your website when I first decided to try keeping seahorses.

Thank you for all your help.

Sincerely,
Cheryl L. Taylor
P.S. Do you know how to get them to wear Santa Claus hats for photos – joke


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