Flame Hawkfish

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Flame Hawkfish

This fish is known as Flame Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Neocirrhites armatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) It's origin 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 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). Very large aquariums hold 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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