Pipefish reach an average of eight inches. Pipefish are relatively hardy and adjust well to aquarium life if maintained in water conditions with low current and plenty of branching gorgonias, algae, or coral decorations. Because Pipefish have difficulty competing for food, they are best kept in a tank containing only Seahorses and Pipefish. Live foods such as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, small ghost shrimp, or copepods and amphipods found in live rock are usually preferred.

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The Dragonface Pipefish, also known as the Dragon Pipefish, Messmate Pipefish, or Reeftop Pipefish, is a long sleek fish with a body shape similar to that of an eel. It is difficult... [Read more]

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The Janss' Pipefish is a long sleek fish with a body shape similar to that of an eel. In the wild it acts as a cleaner fish for Cardinalfish. It is difficult to keep in an aquarium... [Read more]

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The Yellow Multibanded Pipefish is also referred to as the Multibar Pipefish, Many-bands Pipefish, and the Yellow Banded Pipefish. It is a long sleek fish, with a body shape similar... [Read more]