Orbiculate cardinalfish

In the Orbiculate cardinalfish, males incubate the eggs in their mouth until they hatch.

The Orbiculate cardinalfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 5 m environment.

The Orbiculate cardinalfish (Sphaeramia orbicularis) is a species of cardinalfish from the Apogonidae family. It grows to about 10 centimeters total length, and has a thin, dark vertical 'waistband' with scattered dark spots toward the tail. More

The Orbiculate Cardinalfish is found in shallow waters. Cardinalfish are generally peaceful toward other fish but they may eat ornamental crustaceans when they become full grown. They are ideal for reef aquariums with plenty of reck and coral. More

The Orbiculate Cardinalfish is very similar in appearance to the more common Pajama Cardinal but has more monochromatic brown coloration. ItMore>> 1 Product(s) Starting at $12. More

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Apogonidae
Genus : Sphaeramia
Species : Sphaeramia orbicularis
Authority : Cuvier, 1828