New Fish Tank Tips: Realize that if you do things correctly, this can be a long-term commitment. Some fish species can live for a very long time if cared for properly.
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Quick StatisticsTemperament: Semi-Aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Native To: Carribean, Costa Rica
Adult Size: Up to 4″
Temperature: 72 – 78°F
Water Parameters: sq 1.020-1.026;pH 8.1-8.4;dKH 8-12
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Apogon spp.
Bright red, slow swimming fish
Great for beginners
Can be aggressive towards other cardinals in small tanks