Hawkfish Anthias

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Hawkfish Anthias

This fish is known as Hawkfish Anthias, Fathead Anthias and the correct latin name is Serranocirrhitus latus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Sea Basses family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Anthias is peaceful.

Hawkfish Anthias can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 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 difficult to keep the Hawkfish Anthias. (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.

A planktivore. They eat Mysid Shrimp and Amphipods.

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