Fish Species

Banggai Cardinalfish

Banggai Cardinalfish - Description

The Banggai Cardinalfish is an ideal starter fish for the beginner as they are hardy and breed easily. T

he Banggai Cardinalfish are mouthbrooders with the male incubating the eggs that hatch after 21 days, the male fish then releases the fish after 24 days.  Ideally place pairs of Banggai Cardinalfish together to avoid aggression.

Popular Name: Banggai Cardinalfish
Species: Pterapogon kauderni

Profile of the Banggai Cardinalfish

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Banggai Cardinalfish species.

  • Size: Up to 7-8cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp 21-28 Degrees PH 8.1-8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Dried, Flaked and Frozen food

  • Temperament: Good community fish

  • Habitat: Shallow reefs up to 2.5m in depth

  • Behaviour: Peaceful reef dwellers

  • Range: Banggai Islands, Indonesia

Scientific Classification of the Banggai Cardinalfish

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Pterapogon kauderni

  • Popular Name: Banggai Cardinalfish - Longfin Cardinalfish - Banggai Cardinalfish - Bangaii Cardinal - Kaudern's Cardinalfish

  •  Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Apogonidae

Marine Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Banggai Cardinalfish

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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