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Caribbean Reef Tang
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Caribbean Reef Tang

Acanthurus chirurgus
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Caribbean Reef Tang also known as the Doctor Fish are found from Bermuda, and the northern Gulf of Mexico to São Paulo, Brazil.

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The Caribbean Reef Tang is quite an uncommon fish in the trade. Becoming a medium-large surgeonfish, it needs plenty of swimming space and clean water to thrive. It can be aggressive towards other fish, especially other tangs and food competitors, but will make up for that with eating algae once hierarchy is established.

Like other tangs, it will eat meaty foods, but it's important it can graze on algae/seaweed the entire day to ensure it will stay healthy. So feed flakes/pellets multiple times a day and make sure there is always seaweed available. 

Minimum Aquarium Size

700 L

Max Size

35 cm

Reef Safe

Yes

Temperament

Semi-Aggressive

Diet

Herbivore

Care

Moderate

Origin

Caribbean

Source

Wild Caught

Venomous

No

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