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  • Seahorse, Black (Reidi)

Seahorse, Black (Reidi)

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Product Description

Product Description

The Reidi is also known as the Longsnout Seahorse and is found in the Western Caribbean. The coloration may change in the aquarium and is highly dependent on the colors of its environment. It does best when kept as either a mated pair, or with a small group of its own kind in a species-only aquarium of 30 gallons or larger. The taller the aquarium, the better, at least 16 inches high is best, as good circulation is most important. It will get along well with small, shy fish such as gobies, ocellaris and percula clowns, and firefish. But aggressive, territorial fish, or fast-moving fish do not make good companions. When ready to mate, the male Reidi Seahorse will impress the female with its dramatic color changes, energetic pouch displays, and lots of graceful dancing. If receptive, the future mate will entwine tails, dance, and promenade with it, and then deposit as many as 600 eggs in the male pouch. About 14 days later, the male will give birth between 50-400 perfect miniature replicas of the pair. Fast, aggressive fish will out-compete the Reidi Seahorse for food. When first introduced into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used to entice this fish to eat. These Seahorses will fe(more...),

Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons

Care Level

Intermediate

Temperament

Peaceful

Water Conditions

72 - 79F (22 _ 26C), 1.020 - 1.026, 8.0 - 8.5

Max Size

7 inches (17 cm)