Banner Cardinalfish are originally from the waters around Indonesia. Banner Cardinalfish grow to around 2 inches at full length and should be kept in groups in an aquarium of at least 20 gallons in size. If you keep larger groups, you will need a larger aquarium to house them. Banner Cardinalfish are carnivores and should be fed mysid shrimp, crustacean flesh, and other meaty preparations at least once a day for best health. Banner Cardinalfish are very easy to care for, and can be kept by the starting aquarium owner.
Size: Can grow up to 2 inches at full maturity
Feeding: Carnivore, should be fed plenty of algae and meaty foods for best health.
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium.
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons, should be kept in a larger aquarium if in groups.
Behavior: Can be aggressive at times.
Care: Beginner level.
Compatibility: Can be kept around other fish of around the same size and temperament.