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average size of most Cardinalfish in an aquarium is two inches. In the wild, the largest member of this family of fish reaches an adult size of six inches in length. Cardinalfish are closely related to Bigeyes, and are recognized by their two distinctive dorsal (top) fins. More

The Banggai Cardinalfish is an excellent aquarium species, strikingly handsome and easy to keep, even for beginners. In smaller aquariums, it is best kept singly or in known pairs, as males will fight each other to the death if closely confined. More

The Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) is a small tropical cardinalfish (family Apogonidae). This attractive fish is popular in the aquarium trade. More

Deepwater cardinalfishes are perciform fishes in the family Epigonidae. They are small fishes: the largest species, Epigonus telescopes, reaches 75 cm in length, and most species grow to no more than 20 cm or so. More

Cardinalfish (Family: Apogonidae) are mostly nocturnal fish that do well in aquariums. They enjoy most small meaty foods, and live foods, but do not care for dry-food like flakes much. Most are hardy and make great specimens for a quiet aquarium or reef tank. More

Cardinalfishes, especially the Banggai Cardinalfishes, are some of the best marine fish for aquarists interested in captive breeding-here's how to do it. More

Cardinalfish Are Some of the Best Saltwater Fish to Breed - Jan 18, 2008 Ret Talbot Marine mouthbrooders such as cardinalfish are great aquarium fish for the beginning aquarists, especially if they are interested in trying their More

The Cardinalfishes are found in the family Apogonidae in the order Perciformes. Fishbase currently lists 207 species divided into 22 genera. Earlier, the genus Epigonus was considered a part of Apogonidae but it has now been moved to the family Epigonidae. More

Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Range & Habitat More

Kaudern's Cardinalfish, Longfin Cardinalfish Description Populations of wild Pterapogon kauderni have become threatened in recent years. In 2007 it was listed on The World Conservation Union IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to over collecting. More

INTRODUCTION: The Banggai cardinalfish (BC) Pterapogon kauderni (a.k.a. the banner cardinal, black and silver high fin cardinal, and/or outhouse cardinal), is an attractively patterned black and silver cardinalfish. More

Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) populations are quickly declining, captive bred specimens are available and highly recommended over their less hardy wild counterparts. More

Banggai Cardinalfish – Pterapogon kauderni "The Banggai Cardinalfish is a rare example of a marine fish with an extremely limited geographic range. More

The Banggai Cardinalfish has eight dorsal spines, 14 dorsal soft rays, two anal spines, and 13 anal soft rays (Koumans 1933). This species is distinguished further by having a tasseled first dorsal fin and a deeply forked caudal fin. More

The average size of most Cardinalfish in captivity is two inches. These fish make great additions to a peaceful aquarium, adapting well to life in captivity. Extensive rockwork and coral decorations should be provided to enable the fish to retreat from other tankmates. More

The Spotted Cardinalfish is a rainbow of playful colors. It has a greenish-yellow face, bright orange eyes, and a silver-based body dressed with a bold black scalar margin and a posterior dotted with orange polka-dots. More

Found 3 product(s) for Cardinalfish (1-3 of 3) Cardinalfish Bluestreak Cardinal Bluestreak Cardinal Great schooling reef-safe fish Price: $11. More

Banggai Cardinalfish - Pterapogon kauderni Banggai Cardinal fish have become one of the most popular marine aquarium species. They are found in remote islands of Indonesia and are known to hide within the spines of long-spine sea urchins. More

Bluestreak Cardinalfish or Slendertail Cardinalfish comes from the reefs of the Indo-Pacific, has a long slender shape, and is mostly transparent in color. The transparent color is offset by many markings and spots of both iridescent blue and yellow. More

Most Cardinalfish are found in groups in the wild, actively feeding on small fish and crustaceans. These fish make great additions to a peaceful aquarium, adapting well to life in an aquarium. More

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The Blue-eyed or Threadfin Cardinalfish is a beautiful but often overlooked fish. They are peaceful and excellent for smaller reef orMore>> 1 Product(s) Starting at $14. More

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cardinalfish (Sphaemaria orbicularis) are popular in the live aquarium trade. Some are being successfuly bred in captivity. Status and threats: The Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) is found only in the Banggai Islands of Sulawesi. More

Common names

Cardenal in sp
Cardenal mexicano in Spanish (español)
Cardinalfish in English
Guadaloupe cardinalfish in English
guadalupe cardinalfish in English
瓜达卢佩天竺鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
瓜達盧佩天竺鯛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Apogonidae
Genus : Apogon
Species : Apogon atricaudus
Authority : Osburn and Nichols, 1916