Hawkfish

Most Hawkfish reach a size of three inches and are hardy specimens that adjust well to aquarium life. Keep in mind that while Hawkfish do well in reef aquariums, they will eat smaller shrimp and fish. A well-sealed lid and adequate hiding places are required to maintain these fish.

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The Arc Eye Hawkfish, also known as Arc-Eyed Hawkfish, has an orange colored body with a white horizontal bar on the back half. The operculum and eyes have the most distinctive... [Read more]



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The Blood Red Hawkfish, also known as the Banded Hawkfish or Redbar Hawkfish, has a bright red body with bluish-white freckles on the face and light vertical stripes along the... [Read more]



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This very unique looking Hawkfish is white with red-brown spots that run diagonally along the body. They have small tufts of bright yellow on the tips of their dorsal fin ray called... [Read more]



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The Flame Hawkfish, also known as the Brilliant Hawkfish, has a bright red body with dark markings along the dorsal fin and around the eyes. They are a very personable fish, and... [Read more]



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The Longnose Hawkfish has a white body with red striping that runs both horizontally and vertically. They have great personalities and are very interesting to watch. They are also... [Read more]



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The Pixy Hawkfish, also known as the Coral Hawkfish, is sometimes referred to as the Spotted Hawkfish, but it should not be confused with Cirrhitichthys aprinus, also called the... [Read more]



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The Red Hawkfish, also known as the Soaring, Swallowtail, or Lyretail Hawkfish, has a mottled orange to red body. Its lyre-shaped tail sets it apart from most of the other hawkfish... [Read more]



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The Spotted Hawkfish, also known as the Threadfin Hawkfish or Blotched Hawkfish, has a white body with large red blotches. A 30 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding... [Read more]