Common Names: Barbour’s Seahorse, Zebra Snout Seahorse
Characteristics: H. barbouri have well developed spines. Colors typically range from white to pale yellow to pale brown, may have reddish-brown or pink spots and lines on the body. Snouts are often striped. Have fine lines radiating from the eye.
Distribution: Indonesia, Philippines and, Malaysia
Habitat: Commonly found shallow sea grass beds or clinging to hard coral.
Size: Commonly 5 to 6 inches. May get slightly larger.
Sexual Maturity: 7 to 8 months. Their fry are benthic.
Minimum Tank Size Recommendations: 20 gallons for a pair, 25 to 30 gallons for 2 pairs.
Water Temperature: 72 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. 22 to 25 degrees Celsius.
Availability: Unsexed currently available.
Shipping: Ships FedEx Priority Overnight
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