Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Breeding Difficulty: Difficult, need appropriate copepods at birth
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: Yes
Waterflow: Low to Medium
Water Conditions: 70-74° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025
Max. Size: 8″
Diet: Carnivore (should be fed frozen mysids, enriched brine as a snack)
Origin: Captive-Bred
Family: Syngnathidae

Hippocampus Reidi are highly sought after due to bright yellow, oranges, and reds but can be found in blacks, whites, and greys. They are a large seahorse. The do tend to be a bit more standoffish than H. erectus, and not quite as overly “flirty”, more likely to stay pair bonded in the aquarium.