Common Names: Brazilian Seahorse, Longsnout Seahorse
Characteristics: H. reidi are among the most colorful seahorses. Colors can range from black, brown, grey, green, yellow, orange, and red. Colors are not fixed and may change based on surroundings, diet, stress, mood or possibly other factors. May or maynot have saddle markings. Often have spots thoughout the body.
Distribution: Commonly found in the carribean. Can be found as far north as the southern United States and south as far as southern Brazil.
Habitat: Commonly found in estuaries, sea grasses, mangrove roots, sponges, gorgonians, stone corals and artificial structures.
Size: Commonly 6 to 8 inches. Older specimens may reach up to 12 inches. Males typically larger than females.
Sexual Maturity: Around 6 to 8 months. H. reidi fry are considered among the most difficult to rear. Larger older males can have broods from several hundred to as many as 1700.
Minimum Tank Size Recommendations: 18 inches vertical height. 30 gallons for a pair. Additional 25 to 30 gallon for each additional pair.
Water Temperature: 72 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. 22 to 25 degrees Celsius.
Availability: Currently available.
Shipping: Ships FedEx Priority Overnight
New Flat Rate Shipping for Retail Customers
$39.95. (Single Species Orders, CONUS only, HI & AK are custom quoted)
$29.95 for customers within Florida.
If ordering multiple species, there is a $10.00 surcharge for the increased size of the box.