PJ Cardinal (Sphaeramia nematoptera)
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PJ Cardinal (Sphaeramia nematoptera)
PJ Cardinal (Sphaeramia nematoptera)

PJ Cardinal (Sphaeramia nematoptera)

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The Pajama cardinalfish grows to a total length of about 2.5 inches. It is common to keep them in groups of five or more, as they are a social fish. It is a very calm and docile fish. They are considered to be reef safe, but may nip at corals/clams when hungry. This fish is also known as Spotted Cardinalfish.
COMMON NAME: Pajama Cardinal
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sphaeramia nematoptera
FOOD/DIET: Carnivore
CARE LEVEL: Moderately easy
REEF SAFE: Considered safe, may nip at corals/clams when hungry
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%
Customer Reviews
Phil C of MN
Peaceful Fish
I have 3 of them in a 40 gallon reef tank. They like to swim at top of the tank and do not move around very much. They like brine shrimp but do not care for pellet feed. The other fish do not bother them and they do not bother other fish.
Sarah of Memphis
PJ Cardinal
This little guy is very interesting! He looks JUST like the picture and he arrived healthy and ready to eat! He likes to hang about in the center of the tank and gets along well with the other fish -- just like he's been there all along!
Joseph of Colorado
Great Shape
I got this fish in great shape. Thank you very much. Keep up the good work.
Patricia of Orlando
update on my cardinal
Now that he has been in my tank for a month I love him. He finally moved away from my filter so now he stays in the middle of my tank and gets excited at night and during feeding.
Patricia of Orlando
too calm for my tank
He is a cute little fish but doesn't leave the upper right corner. He is eating well and is pretty but too docile for my taste. I should have listened to my dad when he told me cardinals are too calm for my taste in a fish.