Pixy Spotted Hawkfish
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  • Pixy Spotted Hawkfish

  • Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus

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  • Tank Size: 29 Gallons
    Tempermant: Aggressive
    Maximum Size: 4"
    Coloration: Red, White
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Indo-Pacific Ocean, Red Sea, Fiji
    Reef Compatible: Yes (With Caution)
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Guarantee: Live Guarantee Available
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Coral Hawkfish, Pixie Hawkfish
  • Description
  • The Pixy Spotted Hawkfish is a very attractive and unique fish. Pixy Spotted Hawkfish have a mostly red body with strong white splotches on it. Pixy Spotted Hawkfish tend to support their bodies with their pectoral fins, which is a very interesting behavior to witness.

    Pixy Spotted Hawkfish reach a maximum adult size of around 4 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 29 gallons. Pixy Spotted Hawkfish are aggressive fish and will bother small fish and fish its size that are added to your aquarium after it. Pixy Spotted Hawkfish will also eat some smaller inverts. For these reasons, you need to proceed with caution when adding a Pixy Spotted Hawkfish to your reef tank.

    Pixy Spotted Hawkfish will spend most of their days perched on the rockwork looking over the aquarium. The Pixy Spotted Hawkfish can be a fairly aggressive fish, so it's very important to try to either stock it with larger more aggressive fish, or two add it to your system last. A lot of live rock should be present in your tank, so your Pixy Spotted Hawkfish will have lots of areas to explore.

    Pixy Spotted Hawkfish are carnivores and require a diet that is rich in meaty foods. Foods like mysis and brine shrimp, small pieces of fresh seafood, high quality meaty frozen foods and high quality flake and pellet foods will keep your Pixy Spotted Hawkfish healthy and happy.

    If you have any questions about the Pixy Spotted Hawkfish and if it's the right fish for your tank, feel free to contact us at any time.

    Tiny: Up to 1.5", Small: Over 1.5-2", Small / Medium: Over 2-2.5", Medium: Over 2.5-3", Medium / Large: Over 3-3.5", Large: Over 3.5-4", Extra Large: Over 4-5", Extra Extra Large: Over 5-6", Show Size: Over 6-7", Jumbo: Over 7"
 
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