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Hippocampus comes x barbouri Hippocampus comes x barbouri


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lexID:
5803 
Scientific:
Hippocampus comes x barbouri 
German:
Kimmichs Seepferdchen (Hybrid) 
English:
Hippocampus comes x barbouri 
Category:
Seahorses 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Hippocampus (Genus) > comes x barbouri (Species) 
Occurrence:
Captive-bred specimen 
Size:
up to 4.72" (12 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Copepods, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-07-25 22:43:29 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Hybrid Hippocampus comes x barbouri bred by Ben Kimmich in 2010.
http://www.kimmich.ch/hippocampuskimmich.htm

External links

  1. Homepage Ben Kimmich (de)

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