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Blue Eye Cardinal
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Blue Eye Cardinal

Ostorhinchus compressus
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Blue Eye Cardinal also known as the Ochre Striped Cardinalfish are found from Malaysia east to Palau in Micronesia and the Solomon Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands and south to the Great Barrier Reef.

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The Blue Eye Cardinalfish have a long slender shape and are an ochre-red with gold colour. The large black and blue eyes are offset by a black spot near the tail which confuses possible predators which way the fish is facing.

An aquarium with a cave and peaceful tank mates is suitable for this slow and methodical swimmer. It tends to hide in sea grass or other plants, or may use long spined urchins for camouflage. If a larger aquarium is available, it will handle a small group of this species. As a group, they will establish a strict hierarchy without aggressiveness.

The Blue Eye Cardinalfish requires a well balanced diet of foods such as flake foods, pellet foods and chopped meaty foods.

Minimum Aquarium Size

200 L

Max Size

12 cm

Reef Safe

Yes

Temperament

Peaceful

Diet

Carnivore

Care

Easy

Origin

Western Pacific

Source

Wild Caught

Venomous

No

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