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Hippocampus mohnikei


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lexID:
1909 
AphiaID:
275202 
Scientific:
Hippocampus mohnikei 
German:
Japanisches Seepferd 
English:
Japanese Seahorse 
Category:
Søheste 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > mohnikei (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1853 
Occurrence:
Japan, Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
bis zu 8cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Foder specialist, Levende foder, Mysis, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Last edit:
2006-04-14 14:12:30 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Hippocampus mohnikei are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus mohnikei, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus mohnikei, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Very rare in european Reeftanks. International trade is monitored through a licensing (Cites II)

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