Apogon quadrisquamatusis commonly referred to as Sawcheek cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8264 AphiaID: 273078 Scientific: Apogon quadrisquamatus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Sawcheek Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > quadrisquamatus (Species) Initial determination: Longley, 1934 Occurrence: , Barbados , Guadeloupe Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Puerto Rico, Taiwan, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean Size: 2.36" - 2.76" (6cm - 7cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) Food: Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 65.99 gal (~ 300L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-04-20 22:05:41
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Apogon quadrisquamatus is found on coral, sand, or gravel bottoms and sometimes associates with sea anemones, possibly as shelter from predators.
The Sawcheek cardinalfish also lives in tubular sponges.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Apogon (Genus) > Apogon quadrisquamatus (Species)
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