What water parameters should be maintained for seahorses?


Before ordering a seahorse, make sure that your saltwater aquarium is fully cycled (running for at least one month) and your aquarium parameters meet these requirements:

  • Temperature range between 71˚ -74˚ F (for all NoCoast Aquatics species)
  • No Ammonia and Nitrites
  • Nitrates < 20 ppm
  • PH 8.1-8.3
  • Salinity 1.020-1.024
  • Appropriately sized tank (≥30 gallons per seahorse pair)

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