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Pixy/Spotted Hawkfish

Greek Name: (Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus)

$44.99

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The Pixy Hawkfish, also known as the Coral Hawkfish, is sometimes called The Spotted Hawkfish, but it is not to be confused with Cirrhitichthys Aprinus, also known as The Spotted Hawkfish. This Pixy Hawkfish has a whitish-blue body, with red spots that are large.

A 30 gallon or larger aquarium is suitable for this tough as well as aggressive species. It can afflict pain on small, calm fish as well as almost any other fish brought into the aquarium once it has established itself. Its tankmates should be bigger than itself, and, ideally, moderately aggressive. It can eat small fish and crustaceans.

It is recommended that the Pixy Hawkfish diet should include different fresh and frozen seafood, frozen meats as well as fresh feeder shrimp.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1″ to 2-1/2″

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Blue, Red, White

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

Central America, Indonesia

Family

Cirrhitidae

Minimum Tank

30 gallons

Description

General information regarding Pixy Spotted Hawkfish

The Pixy Hawkfish is not to be confused with Cirrhitichthys Aprinus. Pixy HawkfishT has a whitish-blue body and large red spots. An aquarium of medium size is suitable for this tough, and dangerous fish. It is a nuisance to small, tranquil fish and almost any other fish brought into the aquarium once it is established. The tank’s mates must be bigger than the tank itself, and at a minimum, moderately aggressive. It can devour small fish and crustaceans.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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