Banggai cardinalfish

Species information for the Banggai cardinalfish, in the Cardinals category.

  1. FAMILY - Perciformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pterapogon Kauderni

    COMMON NAME - Banggai Cardinalfish

    SIZE - 3" (7.5 cm)

    RANGE - Indonesia

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine fare for carnivores, crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, frozen preparations marine diet varied. Feed at least one time a day.



    CAPTIVE CARE - Males mouthbrood eggs and fry, will spawn in home aquarium, house with non aggressive tankmates. Keep only one or a single pair unless the tank is larger, will be peaceful at 1st, but once fully acclimated a male or pair will start to chase and fight the others until dead or dispersed.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 16, 2014
    jhnrb, Feb 17, 2009