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Flame Hawkfish (Neocirrhites armatus) - Small

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  • Description

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    The Flame Hawk has a colorful personality (and body) that could be added to a smaller aquarium. These bright little fish can be seen perching on top of rocks throughout a day, protecting their territory. They will quickly establish a territory and keep other fish at bay, which may be a problem if there are many bottom dwelling fish. The Flame Hawkfish is a hardy fish that can adapt well to aquarium settings and has a small adult size of 4", which makes them ideal for beginner aquarists. Take caution when adding the hawkfish to reef aquariums because they may take up residence in some branching SPS corals, which could damage them. They are also a possible predator of small ornamental crustaceans. Most hawkfish will readily adapt to a variety of foods, which should include a thawed carnivorous mix. They are a bright red color with some darkening around their eyes and below the dorsal fin. They are found in the Pacific Ocean among the surge-swept reefs to a depth of 10 meters.

    • - Add to an aquarium with ample rockwork
    • - For continued health, provide a varied diet of meaty foods and vegetable-based foods
    • - Reef safe with caution
    • - Beginner hobbyist
    • - Housed singly
    • - Minimum tank size: 30 gallons
    • - Approximate selling size: Small 1-2"; Medium 2-3"

    Specifications

    • SKU

      3468303

    • Primary Brand

      Petco Marine Fish

    • Days to Ship

      Ships Next Business Day

  • Live Animal

    • Special Diet

      Omnivore

    • Scientific Name

      Neocirrhites armatus

    • Environment

      Marine

    • Native To

      Indo-Western Pacific

    • Temperament

      Semi-Aggressive

    • Care Level

      Easy

    Additional Features

    • Size

      Small

  • Petco takes great care to ensure that the Live Fish, Invertebrates & Plants you order arrives safely and in healthy condition. All Aquatic Life are guaranteed to stay alive for 7 days from the day they arrive at your home or we will gladly refund your money. Returns or refunds cannot be offered on Live Fish, Invertebrates & Plants that you decide you do not want. Please ensure the items you order are what you want before finalizing the order. If you experience a loss of your marine fish, freshwater fish, invertebrates, or live plants within 7 days of delivery please contact Customer Relations at 877-738-6742.

  • ACCLIMATION: Avoid exposing new aquatic life to bright lights after opening the box. Turn off aquarium lights prior to floating aquatic life. Allow the sealed bag with your new fish to float in your aquarium for at least 15 minutes (but no longer than one hour) to ensure the water in the bag matches the temperature in your aquarium. A bacteria booster addition can assist with the addition of new aquatic life. Petco offers free water testing in store to determine if your water is safe for the addition of new aquatic life. DIET: A well-balanced diet consists of a variety of flakes, pellets, freeze-dried and frozen foods, depending on the species. FEEDING: Feed sparingly and no more than fish can eat in 1-2 minutes. Overfeeding can quickly foul the water, especially in smaller aquariums.

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