Bangai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni)
Category: Aquarium Fish Other
Bangai Cardinalfish is a tiny Cardinalfish that comes from the Apogonidae family. This fish variety is native to Asia and it is the only member of the Pterapogon fish type, with the exemption of Pterapogon mirifica. This striking fish variety is well-liked in the aquarium business. It is in the midst of the some of the marine fish that have been developed commonly in captivity, but considerable amounts of these fish varieties are still captured in the wild and currently, it is an endangered fish variety. Usually, these Bangai Cardinalfish breeds an aquarium, with a minimum capacity of 30 gallons, and they prefer the water temperature, ranging from 72 degree Fahrenheit to 78 degree Fahrenheit.
The Bangai Cardinalfish breed is a small, semi-violent fish, with a body length of 3 inches. They have a silver-colored body, highlighted by black lines and white marks on their body and elongated, stylish fins. These fish breeds are developed and reared in Asia and Indonesia and are more difficult than their wild yielded corresponding fish varieties.
Bangai Cardinalfish breeds can be effortlessly distinguished from all other types of cardinalfish by their tasseled primary dorsal fin, lengthy anal fin rays and second dorsal fin rays, intensely branched caudal fin, and color outline. They contain three black-colored bars across the body and head, with outstanding black-colored anterior borders on the second dorsal anal fin. The male breed can be distinguished from the female fish through an obvious inflated oral cavity, which is noticeable only while they are brooding.
Bangai Cardinalfish breeds are carnivores, and in the aquarium, they are fed with a well balanced diet, containing meaty foods, such as marine flesh, feeder shrimp, bloodworms, and live feeder fish, according to their size.
Generally, Bangai Cardinalfish breeds are trouble-free to breed in the aquarium background. As soon as spawning has taken place, the male breed holds the eggs in his mouth to defend them.
Bangai Cardinalfish breeds have a short lifespan, with an average life span that ranges from 2 years to 4 years.