Social Behaviour: NO swarmfish, territorial and agressive exspecially against others of his kind.
Tank: Needs a well structured tank with hiding places. Well suitable for reef tanks.
Apogon maculatusis commonly referred to as Flamefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 800 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Apogon maculatus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Apogon maculatus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Apogon maculatus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.