Red-Striped Cardinalfish

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Red-Striped Cardinalfish

This species is known as Red-Striped Cardinalfish and the correct latin name is Apogon margaritophorus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Cardinal family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Apogon belongs to peaceful fish species.

Red-Striped Cardinalfish can grow up to 7 cm what is approximately 2 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 840cm2 of water surface which is approximately 130 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 hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Red-Striped 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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