Arc-Eye Hawkfish

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Arc-Eye Hawkfish

This fish is known as Arc-Eye Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Paracirrhites arcatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Hawkfish is aggressive.

Arc-Eye Hawkfish can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Arc-Eye Hawkfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Arc-Eye Hawkfish picture

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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 13:09:55 UTC 2007
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