Many-Lined Cardinalfish

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Many-Lined Cardinalfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Many-Lined Cardinalfish and the correct latin name is Apogon multilineatus. It belongs to the Cardinal family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Apogon is a peaceful fish and can be kept in community tanks.

Many-Lined Cardinalfish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Many-Lined Cardinalfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Many-Lined Cardinalfish
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