Captive Bred SUPER Saddled Hippocampus Erectus Seahorse-Single
This is for our captive bred Super Saddled Erectus Seahorse.
Species: Hippocampus erectus, Common name: Lined Seahorse.
Size: ~3-4 inches, they reach 5-7+ inches with maturity. Stock photos are example photo only, not the exact seahorse you will receive. Color and markings vary.
About this Erectus Seahorse Variety:
This is our newest variety of our captive bred Erectus seahorses and we are very excited to offer them. These are individuals with the highest amount of silver saddling markings. They also have beautiful bright silver saddling tail bands. We have selected breeding stock to produce these high saddling markings Saddled Erectus seahorses. Their heavy saddling markings making them very eye-catching and these markings often keep developing more with maturity. They are stunning!
Colors vary and can change but are typically yellow, peach, beige, brown, dark or other colors. Color is not fixed and seahorses can change color based on surroundings, diet, mood and other factors.Our breeders have been selected for producing beautiful saddling markings. Every single one is individually unique. They are stunning! If you have specific requests contact us and let us know.
This genetic line of seahorses originates from South Florida. We sell our Captive Bred seahorses when they are 4-5 months old and they are approximately 3-4 inches. You can expect them to reach 5-7+ inches.
This is the most common seahorse species hobbyist start out with. They are very hardy and great beginner seahorses!
Breeding: This species typically produces 50-500+ fry. Males are pregnant for 14-21 days. Fry typically hitch from day one. Newly hatched Artemia (brine shrimp) can be used as a first food for fry.
All of our captive bred seahorses are very healthy, active, friendly and full of personality. Our seahorses are trained to eat frozen Mysis shrimp from a young age. We recommend feeding our seahorses Hikari BioPure Mysis shrimp and PE Mysis shrimp twice daily. Seahorses are very social animals. They do best when kept paired or in a group.
Please see our Seahorse Info page to learn more about the care of our seahorses.