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Orange Lined Cardinal


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  1. Orange Lined Cardinal Orange Lined Cardinal

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    Scientific Name: Apogon cyanosoma
    Reef Safe: yes
    Care Level: Easy
    Min. Tank Size: 10 gallon
    Temperament: Passive
    Dominant Color: Orange
    Disease Prone: low occurrence
    Jumper: low occurrence
    Tank Mates: peaceful tankmates with limited fish from the same family
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    The fish are easier to get to eat prepared foods than their cousins, the Banggai cardinals who often get a bad wrap for being difficult to get to survive in captivity. Some sources report that these can be kept in groups if introduced together, however I have had a different experience. Whenever kept in multiples, they have picked off one another until they were down to a single pair who live in harmony. Overall, a hardy and peaceful tank inhabitant that is sure to add a little something different.
    Last edited by rosebud161616; 10-31-2011 at 12:17 AM.



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    Tom@HaslettMI - Reefkeeper
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    I really like the look and attributes of this species. Someday I hope to have a pair swimming in my reef tank.

    Got any pics of yours?

    Thanks,
    Tom

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    rosebud161616 - Reefkeeper
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    Oops forgot to upload it. Just uploaded it.

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    larryandlaura - Reefkeeper
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    Cool fish thanks for sharing.
    Hi my name is Larry and I'm a coral addict!

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