Flame Hawkfish

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Flame Hawkfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Flame Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Neocirrhites armatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Pacific Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Hawkfish is aggressive.

Flame Hawkfish can grow up to 9 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Flame 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.

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