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  • Ideal fish for beginner reef aquarists
  • Requires a minimum tank size of 90 litres
  • Completely coral and invertebrate safe
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What is the Swell Pyjama Cardinal?

This Pyjama Cardinal will add beauty and tranquility to your marine aquarium. They get their name from their black and white vertical stripes that resemble a classic pair of pyjamas. It is a very socialable fish species and in its natural habitat it can be found in peaceful communities and lives within coral reefs. This fish will require a well maintained aquairum with a moderate water flow and will need places to hide such as rocks or corals. The Pyjama Cardinal is a very popular choice for beginner and experienced marine ethusiasts.

How are these fish delivered to you?

The delivery time for your fish will be two working days if ordered before 2pm Monday - Thursday, and if you ordered after 2pm on a Thursday until Sunday then they should arrive with you by Tuesday. They will arrive in a polystyrene box and be bagged with oxygen which will allow them to stay packaged for up to 48 hours, if they are ordered during winter they will also come with heat pads for warmth. There is a one off £30 delivery charge regardless of how many fish you buy per order.

How do you acclimatise this fish to your aquarium

You need to carefully acclimate your fish when they arrive. To find out all this information and much more be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Buying Live Aquarium Fish Online

Scientific name Sphaeramia nematoptera
Max size 7.5cm
Minimum Tank size 90 litres
Coral Safe? Yes
Invertebrate Safe? Yes
Care level? Beginner
Group Size? Around 3 or more per tank
Dietary Requirements Carnivorous
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