The offspring of Cosmocampus maxweberi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Cosmocampus maxweberi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Cosmocampus maxweberi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Commonly collected from coral bottoms at less than 4 m, but has been collected as deep as 36 m. The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.