Yellowstriped cardinalfish - Apogon cyanosom
Species Name: Apogon cyanosoma
Synonym: Apogon novaeguinea, Apogon hyalosoma, Ostorhinchus cyanosoma, Apogon cyanosoma, Ostorhynchus cyanosoma
Common Names: Yellowstriped cardinalfish
Family: Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max. Size: 8.0 cm / 3.1 inches
Environment: Marine reef
Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Northwest, Southwest, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Avoid large predators
Aquarium Setup: Apogon cyanosoma (Yellowstriped cardinalfish) requires a dark shelter in wich to hide during the day. They are night active by nature. Yellowstriped cardinalfish have a preference for lower temperatures, but 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit is fine. Keep the levels of nitrate, nitrite and ammonia down.
Food: Apogon cyanosoma (Yellowstriped cardinalfish) eat zoobenthos, small fishes, mobile invertebrates and benth crustaceans. In captivity the can be fed small fishes, shrimps and other fresh and frozen meaty foods. They can be trained to accept frozen processed foods. Do not feed your cardinalfish flakes, pellets or other kinds of dry prepared foods.
Breeding: We are unable to provide any information regarding the breeding of Apogon cyanosoma (Yellowstriped cardinalfish) in aquariums.
Yellowstriped cardinalfish – Apogon cyanosoma. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
Apogon cyanosoma - Yellowstriped cardinalfish. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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