keeping a flagtail pipefish

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  1. ziyaadb

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    Has anyone here kept a pair of flagtail pipefish? I would love to setup a small species only tank to keep a pair of these and would like to find out your experiences. any info would be appreciated.
     
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    hi ziyaadb

    i have a 3ft tank with dragon pipefish, the secret is live food to start, you need to have at least 3 brineshrimp hatcheries going for redundancy if one should crash, also a good pod hatchery. i then take a litre of water from the brine and drip it thru out the day into the tank. i also heavily skim and filter the water. i feed every other day or 3rd day depending on how much live there is still in the dt
     
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    I had a pair for 18 months ( their lifespan is short ) in my refuge , never fed them once as their diet is mostly pods which thrive in a densely packed refuge type tank with lots of macralgaes. Keep the flow low as they cant fight against strong currents well.
     
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    yo dude come around to my place and see the onces ive got
     
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    Most def man will make a turn this weekend. Please pm me your number again
     
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    Thanks Robin I want a display tank for them and it will be specially designed around keeping them as i want to have a great refugium with macro algaes in them
     
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