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. It belongs to the Hawkfish family. (e) Origin of this species 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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