Flame Hawkfish (Neocirrhites armatus)

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Flame Hawkfish

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Flame Hawkfish

Neocirrhites armatus

Moderate

113.562 liters
113,562.353 mL
113.6 Litres (30 US G.)

10.16 cm 8.9-10.2cm (3.5-4 ")

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

295.372 K
22.222 °C
531.67 °R
298.706 K
25.556 °C
537.67 °R
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-8 years




Contents

Alternative names

Flame Hawkfish, Brilliant Hawkfish, Scarlet Hawkfish

Sexing

Unknown

Origin

Found in the Pacific Ocean, predominantly in the Ryukyu Islands to the Line Islands and Mangaréva, south to the Great Barrier Reef and the Austral Islands; Caroline, Mariana, and the Wake islands in Micronesia.[1]

Tank compatibility

The Flame Hawkfish is generally peaceful towards other fish but it's best kept one to a tank and not with smaller fish nor invertebrates. It should be kept with other bottom dwellers with caution.

Diet

More detail on diet...

Feeding regime

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics

A secure lid is a must as these fish are known to jump.

Behaviour

Rather than swimming, the Flame Hawkfish prefers to perch on a rock to survey its surroundings.

Identification

How to id the animal.

Pictures

References

  1. Fishbase (Mirrors: Icons-flag-us.png) Distribution

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