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) Origin of this species 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Redbarred Hawkfish picture no. 1

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