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Easy to Care For
Easy to Feed
Peaceful with Others
Reef Safe
Invertebrate Safe

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Falco Hawkfish

The Flame Hawkfish not only have a great fun personality, but also host a unique appearance that would be appealing to all hobbyists. They have a white body with red/orange patches that diagonally cover the fish. Furthermore, they have clusters of yellow sensory nodes along the tips of their dorsal fin. 

The Falco Hawkfish requires a tank of at least 100 litres in volume, preferably one with a variety of live rock structures for hiding in and perching on. This is a very peaceful fish and will spend most of its time hopping along the sand bed and perching on top of rock. However, as they are bottom dwellers they may have squabbles with other bottom dwellers such as gobies and blennies when trying to protect their territory, however other than that they are very peaceful fish. 

These fish have great personalities and look amazing in reef aquariums as they really do add a unique hint of colour which is hard to find in other marine fish. It is also a good idea to house it with peaceful fish in order to prevent it having to compete heavily for food.

This fish will thrive on a varied diet of meaty foods, such as brine and mysis shrimp, as well as other marine foods such as pellets and flakes. 

Minimum Tank Size100 Litres
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 3"
Colour Form: Red, Yellow, White
Diet: Carnivore
Family: Cirrhitidae
Origin: Fiji, Tahiti