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Falco Hawk

  • Hawkfish should be added to aquariums with plenty of rock work.

  • Adult Cirrhitichthys Hawkfish lack a swim bladder.

  • Be sure to provide ample ledges, caves, cracks and crevices in order for them to perch and hide.

  • Althought Hawkfish are somewhat peaceful they will defend their territory. Most

  • Hawkfish are small, hardy and quite colorful making them a good addition to a home aquarium.

  • All Hawkfish start life as a female with the largest most dominant fish becoming a male.

  • Hawkfish are carnivores and will consume very small fish and other invertebrates. Feed a varied diet of meaty and algae based foods multiple times daily.

  • Dwarf Hawkfish can grow to almost 3".


We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 30 gallons or larger for this species.


Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

Care Info

Care: Easy

Behavior: Social

Diet: Flake Food, Frozen Food,  Live Food

Habitat: Reef

Light: High

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