Redbarred Hawkfish

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Redbarred Hawkfish

This fish is known as Redbarred Hawkfish and the correct latin name is Cirrhitops fasciatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Hawkfish family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 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 have 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 1

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Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 3

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