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Big-Belly Seahorse

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Hippocampus abdominalis

Other Name(s) Pot-Belly Seahorse

Care Level

Family

Big-Belly Seahorse

GOOD Fish
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Variable mottled colors including white, tan, brown, yellow and olive green; some with dark spots and blotches. Males with prominent white brood pouch. A cold-water species that may reach 12″. They require a very tall/large tank and a chiller. Suitable only for experts in seahorse care. Available at Seahorse.com