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Pajama Cardinal

  • Sphaeramia Cardinalfish should be added to well established aquariums with rock work with caves and ledges should be provided for hiding.

  • Sphaeramia Cardinalfish will consume small fish and invertebrates.

  • A diverse diet of enriched meaty foods should be provided for continued good health. Sphaeramia Cardinalfish nocturnal and should be fed very early mornings or evenings.

  • Some Cardinalfish are mouth brooders research each species to ensure the appropriate care is given.

  • Sphaeramia Cardinalfish are slow methodical swimmers and should be housed with other peaceful tank mates.

  • Sphaeramia Cardinalfish will thrive in small groups.

  • Cardinalfish can grow to almost 3".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 20 gallons or larger for this species.


Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 d

Care Info

Care: Easy

Behavior: Social

Diet: Herbivore, Frozen Food,  Live Food, Flake Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: Low

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