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A well-established 30-gallon or larger aquarium with multiple swimming levels and plenty of rock is a suitable environment for the Hawkfish species. Hawkfish tend to be territorial, so it is not usually aggressive unless the tank mates appear to have a similar shape as it does. To avoid any potential aggression, it is best to house them singly unless kept in a larger tank and the two are a mated pair. In addition to territoriality, the Hawkfish species is known to be active, perching and hopping from rock to rock looking for microalgae to graze on. Unfortunately, the Hawkfish is also known to nip at small-polyped stony coral and clam mantles, so it is important to mix the tank with caution. It is also important to provide plenty of hiding places for the Hawkfish to feel safe.
The Horned Blenny is an ideal addition to any well-established aquarium. It thrives on a diet of natural algae, vegetable matter, Spirulina, and herbivore preparations. This species is known for its hardy nature and ability to adapt to a variety of aquarium conditions. Furthermore, its unique coloration and behavior make it an interesting addition to any tank. With the right care, this species can bring a lot of joy and life to any aquarium.
Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1″ to 1-1/2″, Medium: 1-1/2″ to 2″.