Dwarf Hawkfish

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Dwarf Hawkfish

This species is known as Dwarf Hawkfish, Falco Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Cirrhitichthys falco. It belongs to the Hawkfish family. (e) It's origin 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. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (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 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 10:48:36 UTC 2007
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