Micrognathus andersoniiis commonly referred to as Shortnose pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 350 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Micrognathus andersonii are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Micrognathus andersonii, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Micrognathus andersonii, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.