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Falco Hawkfish

Greek Name: (Cirrhitichthys falco)

$41.99

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The unique Hawkfish is white with red-brown spots extending through the body in a diagonal fashion. There are also tiny tufts of bright yellow on the tips on their dorsal ray that is known as Cirri. They’re sometimes known as Spotted Hawkfish but should not be confused with Cirrhitichthys Aprinus.

A larger or 30 gallon aquarium with plenty of hiding spots is perfect for this fierce, aggressive, and wild fish. It shouldn’t be kept in a tank with larger hawkfish which tend to be more powerful. Although it is able to eat small fish and shrimp. However, with a little care, it could be a great reef keeper.

It is suggested for the Falco Hawkfish diet include a variety of seafood-based products such as frozen seafood and fresh feeder shrimp.

Estimated Purchase Size: Small 3/4″ to 1-1/4″ Medium 1-1/4″ to 2″ Large 2″ to 3″

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Red, Tan, White, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

3"

Origin

Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia

Family

Cirrhitidae

Minimum Tank

30 gallons

Description

General information regarding Falco Hawkfish

The Hawkfish is white, with spots of red-brown that stretch parallel to the body. There are small tufts bright yellow at the ends of their dorsal fin’s the rays, referred to as cirri. It is not to be confused with Cirrhitichthys Aprinus.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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