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
REEF SAFE : CAUTIONARY
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.