What is the MBI? In a time many years ago, when it was very difficult to find information about breeding marine organisms, the MarineLife Aquarium Society of Michigan (MASM) started a project called the Marine Breeding Initiative (MBI). The MBI council was formed and included expert breeders, programmers and aquarists willing to share their experiences […]
Following the trail of seahorse tails: Why buying captive bred seahorses from a breeder is so important! (Edit 4/5/2018 – The intro might seem confusing because this was the first article I wrote on wordpress.com.) Hello! For those that do not know me, I’m a seahorse lover who has owned Hippocampus Erectus for three years, […]
Seahorses are probably the best thing that ever happened to me. Okay….minus my children. And, my boyfriend is quite a catch. I have some amazing friends too. But, seahorses are magical, and once you fall in love with them, it is forever! After every mistake, loss, heartbreaking illness and lesson learned with seahorses, I would […]
This is a question I see asked often by people thinking about starting a seahorse tank. As always, the answer isn’t simple. My first response to this question will always be “Erecus are the species a beginner should buy first”. I’ll explain my reasons for this recommendation in a moment but wanted to point out […]
When people search for information to help with setting up a seahorse tank, social media is not the best place to begin. Everyone is NOT an expert, yet images can be deceiving in this internet driven world. This article covers some of the ways to determine whether advice should be considered “expert” and provides suggestions on how to verify information before using it to make choices.
How to set up a SEAHORSE TANK revisited! Seahorses are NOT as difficult as many people believe. Their needs are very different than other fish, and achieving success can be difficult if a person doesn’t understand the basics before they actually buy their first pair. Seahoses DO require more time and commitment than a typical […]