These fishes require strong water flow as they are normally found in surge zones. It is aggressive towards other Tangs and Surgeonfish, but peaceful with other fish. Although Tangs will eat meaty foods along with the other fish in the aquarium, it is important that they are offered plenty of marine-based seaweed and algae. This will strengthen their immune system.
Actual Size: 4-6"
Maximum Size: 8”
Care Level: Intermediate to Expert
Minimum Tank Size: 150g
Reef Compatible: Yes
Scientific Name: Acanthurus achilles
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
The Fish pictured here are representative only and the livestock you receive may vary in pattern, coloration, and shape.