Pajama Cardinalfish

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Pajama Cardinalfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Pajama Cardinalfish and the correct latin name is Sphaeramia nematoptera. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Cardinal family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species.

Pajama Cardinalfish can grow up to 9 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Pajama 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.

Pajama Cardinalfish is a shy fish and you should not keep it with larger fish.

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