The Blue Striped Pipefish has orange body with a blue stripe running down both sides from its snout to the tail. The tail is flag like and can be variable in color.The Blue Striped Pipefish can be found in Indo-Pacific, Eastern Pacific, Persian Gulf and East Africa. Habitat: Commonly found in or near reefs. Prefers the under side of rocks, caves or crevices. Size: Around 3 inches (7cm) maximum size. Recommended Aquarium Environment: Minimum 10 gallon, 30 gallon or larger is ideal. Should only be housed in an environment with peaceful non-aggresive fish. No stinging corals or anemones. All pipe fish have an elongate bodies encased in bony rings. No pelvic fins but most have pectoral fins and a single dorsal fin. Tube like mouth with no teeth. Small gill openings. Syngnathids can move their eyes independently (like chameleons).Pipe fishes inhabit sheltered areas in coral reefs, sea grass beds and sandy lagoons. Some inhabit brackish or freshwater habitat. They are found all over the world.The pipe fishes swim in a more fish like fashion.