• Seahorse, Black/Tiger (Comes)

Seahorse, Black/Tiger (Comes)

Product Description

Product Description

The Tiger-Tail Seahorse is native to the soft coral reefs of Malaysia. This is a beautiful species that is yellow or black in coloration, with stunning markings around the eyes. The males of this species are often times black, while the females are typically yellow. They have many stripes and blotchy markings, providing them with valuable camouflage. For the best results, seahorses should be kept in a separate, species-only tank that is 30 gallons or larger with multiple Gorgonians which they can grab with their prehensile tails. If not provided with Gorgonians, plastic plants can be substituted. The Tiger-Tail Seahorse reacts poorly to being harassed by other more aggressive fish such as: blennies, gobies, wrasses, tobies, triggerfish, and porcupinefish. Seahorses will breed readily in the aquarium when they are fully mature. The male will carry the young for approximately 3 weeks, at which time they will be released into the water column. Provide a separate aquarium with live rock for the new born sea horses. Feed these new born freshly hatched vitamin enriched brine shrimp. The Tiger-Tail Seahorse is a slow, deliberate feeder, so fast, aggressive fish will out-compete it for food. Seahorses tend to (more...),

Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons

Care Level




Water Conditions

59 - 79F (15 _ 26C), 1.020 - 1.026, 8.0 - 8.5

Max Size

6 inches (15 cm)