The Yellowstriped Cardinalfish comes from the reefs of Fiji or Indonesia. They have a long slender shape with 6 yellow to orange stripes running along its body.
A 10-gallon or larger 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.