These odd balls  will bring a smile to your face, nearly cartoon like in looks, behaviour, and personality.  THEY WILL EAT SNAILS, SMALL SHRIMP, and other small inverts.  


CAUTIONARY : if you are housing ornamental shrimp and if not feed ample foods will attack snails and other clean up crew.


FLAME HAWKFISH Neocirrhites armatus

  • Species: Neocirrhites armatus

    Common:  Flame Hawkfish

    Category: CAUTIONARY - REEF

    APROX Purchase Size: 1.5 - 2 inches


    SPECIAL NOTE: Neocirrhites armatus is easy to keep, they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and small pellet.

    Natural Ecology: Neocirrhites armatus inhabits sandy areas as well as perching upon coral and rock work to ambush prey from above. 

    Aquarium Size : PICO and Above


    ORIGIN: Pacific Ocean


    Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.


    Aggression: Semi Aggresive; This species is fairly docile.