Green Pipefish
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  • Green Pipefish

  • Syngnathoides sp.

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  • Tank Size: 29 Gallons
    Tempermant: Peaceful
    Maximum Size: 10"
    Coloration: Green
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Indo-Pacific Ocean, Sri Lanka
    Reef Compatible: Yes (With Caution)
    Experience Level: Expert
    Guarantee: DOA Guarantee Only
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
  • Description
  • The Green Pipefish is a stunning and very elegant pipefish. Green Pipefish have a long and slender body that is mostly green.

    Green Pipefish reach a maximum adult size of around 10 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 29 gallons in size. Green Pipefish are very peaceful fish and shouldn't bother most coral, inverts or fish in your tank. Green Pipefish can be added to reef tanks, but should not be kept with overly aggressive fish or eaters. Also Green Pipefish are not the best swimmers and don't like tanks with very high flow rates.

    Green Pipefish will thrive in tanks with lots of live rock and sand, since for the most part Green Pipefish will spend most of their days swimming close to or on the sand and rocks looking for tiny inverts to eat. Green Pipefish can be kept together, but it is always a better idea to keep them in mated pairs. Green Pipefish will also get along very well with most seahorses.

    Green Pipefish are very hard to keep fish and should only be attempt by expert aquarists or those who have experience with the species. Green Pipefish are carnivores and require a diet rich in meaty foods. Green Pipefish prefer to eat live foods like pods, so having a refugium attached to your tank will help out greatly. Some Green Pipefish can be trained to eat prepared foods like baby brine shrimp, ova, cyclopeeze and mysis shrimp.

    Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions about the Green Pipefish and if it's the right fish for your tank.

    Small: Up to 4.5", Small / Medium: Over 4.5-5.5", Medium: Over 5.5-6.5", Medium / Large: Over 6.5-7.5", Large: Over 7.5-8.5", Extra Large: Over 8.5-10.5", Extra Extra Large: Over 10.5-12", Show Size: Over 12-14", Jumbo: Over 14"
 
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