Flame hawkfish

The Flame hawkfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 10 m environment.

Hawkfish, the Flame Hawkfish loves to perch in its preferred spot in the tank, swooping down to "attack its prey", such as brine shrimp or other common shrimp. With its deep red coloration, and black markings around its yes, this is one of the least aggressive Hawkfish. More

Diet & Feeding: The Flame Hawkfish is a carnivore with a diet preference for small crustaceans, some sessile as well as motile invertebrates. More

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 are great for reef aquariums as long as there are no small shrimp maintained in the aquarium. More

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. It requires a 30 gallon or larger aquarium. More

The Flame Hawkfish or Brilliant Red Hawkfish is a rather shy fish that does not adapt well to captivity. Their pretty color makes them sell well in pet shops even though they are usually expensive. They are best suited to a reef environment. More

Flame Hawkfish are an amazing shade of bright deep red that is sure to draw attention to your display as it moves in and out of the rockwork and perches in it More

Flame Hawkfish are bottom-dwellers that live in areas where coral heads and stones are present to perch upon and hide in. References - * "Neocirrhitus armatus". FishBase. Ed. More

The Flame Hawkfish has a bright red body with a black stripe down the dorsal side and a little bit of black behind the eyes. Though reef safe, Hawkfish can be aggressive toward tank mates and will eat crabs, shrimp, and other crustaceans. More

Flame Hawkfish Description Product Description Bottom Flame Hawkfish an expensive Red and Black striped (horizontal) Hawkfish species with a flat tail, the Flame Hawkfish is disease resistant, robust and typically diurnal by nature, which means it More

Flame Hawkfish 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Flame Hawkfish = One of the most popular Hawkfish, the Neocirrhites armatus or Flame Hawkfish is found in the Western and South Pacific. More

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

Flame Hawkfish - Neocirrhitus armatus (Pictured at the top of the page) They normally inhabit West Pacific areas from Japan to Australia. They normally grow to about three to three and a half inches. More

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. More

Common names

Benigonbe in Japanese (日本語)
bika vatu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Brilliant red hawkfish in English
Flame hawkfish in English
Red hawkfish in English
Rød falkefisk in Danish (dansk)
新 in Chinese (中文)
新 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cirrhitidae
Genus : Neocirrhites
Species : Neocirrhites armatus
Authority : Castelnau, 1873