Longspine Cardinalfish

lg 91487 Longspine Cardinalfish
Latin name: (Zoramia leptacantha)

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Blue, Clear, Yellow



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This species is an ideal choice for a home aquarium. With the right size tank and a few tank mates, they can be a very enjoyable fish to watch. They are peaceful and slow moving, and are usually content with the space provided to them. In addition, they have the ability to establish a hierarchy without showing any aggression, making them a great choice for a peaceful tank environment. Furthermore, they have an interesting camouflage technique that can engage their owners for hours.

The Longspine Cardinalfish is a popular choice amongst experienced aquarium owners due to its hardy nature and easy-to-care-for diet. An effective diet for this species should include a variety of meaty foods such as feeder shrimp, flake foods, pellet foods, marine flesh, and bloodworms. Depending on the size of the fish, live feeder fish may also be necessary. This species is known to be hardy and easy to care for, which makes it a popular choice amongst experienced aquarium owners. Furthermore, providing the Longspine Cardinalfish with a balanced diet is key to its longevity and health.

The approximate purchase size for small, medium, and large size tiles is 3/4″, 1-1/4″, and 2″, respectively.

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