Apogon townsendiis commonly referred to as Belted cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Susceptibly: Very transport-sensitive and delicately during accustomisation. Then again with good feeding very durable.
Social Behaviour: A swarmfish, which will stay close to his comrades in danger. Peaceful against other inhabitants. Stays under cover during the day and gets active at dawn and in the night.
Tank: Needs a well structured tank with hiding places. Well suitable for reef tanks.