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Many overseas seahorse farms do offer larger seahorses for sale, but somewhere in the distribution chain, only the smaller ones get purchased. I suspect this is due to stores being hesitant to spend a lot on fish that are considered difficult, have a high mortality rate and are slow to sell because they can’t just go in any old tank. Ironically, buying these smaller seahorses ends up perpetuating the exact cycle of having high mortality and not wanting to spend more on larger seahorses.
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Tank Raised. Tank Raised is a confusing and misunderstood category of captive reared fish. At it’s core definition, it means raised in a tank. What it usually means in practice is that the parents were not in captivity, and the fish in question was either harvested in a larval or post larval stage and then raised up to the point where it was big enough for sale. In the case of seahorses, because of their unique biology, it often means a pregnant male is capture and placed in a tank for birthing, and then the young raised. Dwarf Sea Horse 3 Pair- 6 discus fish for sale Three pair of dwarf seahorses
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No. All seahorses are marine fish, though some tolerate brackish conditions (brackish being part way between freshwater and as salty as the ocean). Sometimes you may see a “freshwater seahorse” for sale in a fish store. These are actually , a close relative to seahorses. They don’t have the traditional horse-like body shape. They look like a stretched out fish, or even a tiny snake.I have been fighting against for a long time now. It’s far too common to see too-young seahorses offered for sale in fish stores, and those seahorses have a very low survival rate. You’ve now lowered the bar further. If you ever see a seahorse for sale at your local fish store like the one pictured here, pass it by. You’ll be saving yourself money and heartache.