Halicampus macrorhynchusis commonly referred to as Ornate pipefish, Winged Pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 400 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Halicampus macrorhynchus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Halicampus macrorhynchus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Halicampus macrorhynchus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Collected from sand, rubble, or reef habitats to a depth of at least 14 m. Ovoviviparous! The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.