Redbarred Hawkfish

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Redbarred Hawkfish

This species is known as Redbarred Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Cirrhitops fasciatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) It's origin is Pacific Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive fish. Should be kept alone or in aquariums which offer a lot of space so that aggression disappears naturally.

Redbarred Hawkfish can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Redbarred 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 1

Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 2

Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 3



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Document modified on Fri Dec 7 10:53:48 UTC 2007
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