Bigeye cardinalfish - Apogon bandanensis
Species Name: Apogon bandanensis
Synonym: Apogon bandanensis
Common Names: Bigeye cardinalfish
Family: Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max. Size: 10.0 cm / 3.9 inches
Environment: Marine reef
Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Northwest, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Do not keep your Apogon bandanensis (Bigeye cardinalfish) in the same aquarium as large predators.
Aquarium Setup: Apogon bandanensis (Bigeye cardinalfish) needs a dark shelter to feel good. In the wild, they are night active. They prefer low temperatures, but the 72-78 degrees F range is fine. Keep nitrate, nitrite and ammonia levels down.
Food: Apogon bandanensis (Bigeye cardinalfish) eats small fishes, zoobenthos, benth crustaceans and mobile invertebrates. You can feed your Bigeye cardinalfish shrimp, small fishes and other fresh or frozen meaty food. They can also be trained to accept frozen processed foods. Do not feed your Bigeye cardinalfish flakes, pellets or other dry prepared foods.
Breeding: We are unable to provide any information about breeding Apogon bandanensis (Bigeye cardinalfish) in aquariums.
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