Re: NANFA-- Syngnathus sp

Dave Littlehale (
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 20:14:09 -0500

Yes, most people find the seahorse to be much more difficult to keep than
the pipefish. In successfully keeping the seahorse your pipefish should be
flourishing. Have you had any baby seahorses?

The life history of both species is truly magnificent to observe in the
aquaria. The pair bond formed by seahorses is romantic as they go through
their morning greeting ritual. This is in stark contrast to the "quicky" of
the pipefish.

Brian, please provide more information about how you are caring for your H.
erectus, and S. fuscus.

Dave Littlehale

> I thought seahorses were the difficult ones! We can collect them. They
> are neat and I would love to have the on display in the museum, but I have
> no need to sacrifice any more. Anyone have any info?
> Brian Bastarache
> NANFA- New England
> Bristol County Natural History Center

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