Articles

As time permits, we plan on adding some articles in an effort to help seahorse hobbyists.  Most will be articles that we write that will have a combination of information from our own knowledge and experiences that we have gathered over the course of years.  We will also post articles that have been contributed by customers, friends and associates that we feel will be beneficial.

 

SETTING UP A SEAHORSE TANK

Introduction

RAISING SEAHORSE FRY

How to Successfully Raise a High Percentage of Seahorse Fry
A YouTube video of a presentation that Dan did for the 2012 Marine Breeders Initiative Workshop. Taken by a member of the audience so it is not professional quality but very watchable. 1 hour long. Full of information for the serious seahorse breeder.

A Scaleable Method for Raising Hippocampus erectus Revisited
A nicely written and illustrated article by Gary Henkel on how he has set up his fry system.

Fry System Build
A small setup that we used for experiments but could work well for home/hobby use.

A Scalable Method of Raising Hippocampus erectus
A very old article orginally written in 2004 and posted on Seahorse.org.  It is outdated but has some info and pictures that may be helpful.  It is still referenced by some so I am putting it up.  It will open as a pdf.

FOODS & NUTRITION

Dans’ Feed Artemia Enrichment
Description of product and directions on how to use it.

Frozen Mysis Part1: The Quest for Quality Food
Link to an article on FusedJaw.com.  Very good article that all seahorse keepers should read.

Frozen Mysis Part 2:  The Science Behind the Food
Link to an article on FusedJaw.com.  Part 2 of a very good article that all seahorse keepers should read.

DISEASE & TREATMENT

How to give a Seahorse a Freshwater Dip

REFERENCE

Common Acronyms & Abbreviations