Hippocampus capensisis commonly referred to as Knysna seahorse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Hippocampus capensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Hippocampus capensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Hippocampus capensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Special thanks for this foto to Johnny Jensen, Danmark.
Endemic to South-Africa in a depth to 20 meters among submerged vegetation.