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Old 01/08/2008, 02:30 PM
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Hippocampus bargibanti

I don't want to try to keep these, but I find these seahorses fascinating.

Anyone actually able to keep these?
They seem like they'd be very hard to keep in captivity.
Pictures or more info on them? I can't find tons on-line about them.
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Old 01/08/2008, 02:50 PM
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They are a beautiful little species but they are not available or being kept in captivity as far as I know.
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Old 01/09/2008, 01:54 AM
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No one to date has been able to keep them alive in captivity. It is still unclear what they eat.
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:24 AM
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There is a Bali diver observing them in the wild thinks they may feed on zooplankton that is trapped by polyps of the sea fan.
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Old 01/09/2008, 05:43 PM
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I have read that before. The video's are awesome. They really are stunning. Amazing they can survive at that depth with all that flow. The head butting is hilarious also IMO. I cracked up.
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Old 01/09/2008, 07:08 PM
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Where are these videos? I'd like to see them.
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Old 01/11/2008, 03:11 AM
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The NOVA ones are pretty cool. You can buy them from PBS
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