Dwarf Hawkfish

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Dwarf Hawkfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Dwarf Hawkfish, Falco Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Cirrhitichthys falco. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Although it’s a small fish, it is aggressive towards tankmates.

Dwarf Hawkfish can grow up to 7 cm what is approximately 2 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 840cm2 of water surface which is approximately 130 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (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 Dwarf 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.

Dwarf Hawkfish picture 1

Dwarf Hawkfish picture 2



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