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Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby ggoosen » Mon 02 Nov, 2015 12:29 pm

There is a.hawkfish in a local shop marked as a golden hawkfish.

Here is a photo.

Anyone have a better id

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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby natedog » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 1:44 pm

Probably a variation of one of these guys

http://m.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_d ... catid=2626
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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby chromus » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 3:33 pm

I originally thought Falco but the colouration is normally more like the live aquaria link shows.
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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby ggoosen » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 5:16 pm

It does seem to be part of the dwarf genius though right?

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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby chromus » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 5:48 pm

certainly looks like it
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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby ggoosen » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 10:29 pm

chromus wrote:certainly looks like it

any tips/recommendations on keeping these? Good idea or bad idea

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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby chromus » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 10:51 pm

never kept one myself I have flamehawks.
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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby chromus » Tue 03 Nov, 2015 10:52 pm

Send a PM to Pebbles , maybe she can help, she has forgotten more fish stuff than most of us will ever know.
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Re: Anyone able to identify this hawk fish

Postby Aqua Matt » Fri 06 Nov, 2015 4:36 pm

I've had one, beautiful fish with great personality. Easy to keep. I had loosely placed frags and didn't like it always perching on them and knocking things over.
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