Blood Red Hawkfish



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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 body.

A 30 gallon or larger aquarium is acceptable. It is a hardy fish and any tank mates should be larger than itself and at least semi-aggressive. It will eat small fish and crustaceans.

The Blood Red Hawkfish diet should include a variety of marine meats, frozen preparations, and live feeder shrimp.

Quick Stats:
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Aggressive
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Max. Size: 5"
Color Form: Blue, Red, White
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Christmas Island
Family: Cirrhitidae


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