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Ring Tail Tang
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Ring Tail Tang also known as the Dark Surgeonfish or Ring Tail Surgeonfish are found from East Africa, including the Mascarene Islands to the Hawaiian and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe Island.
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The beautiful Ring Tail Tang is bluish-grey accented by yellow-brown spots running longitudinal across its body. A white ring around the base of its tail.
In its natural habitat, the Ring Tail Tang can be found in outer lagoons and seaward reefs. A larger established aquarium with large amounts of live rock is necessary to provide both plenty of swimming room and territories within the live rock.
Although surgeonfish 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 foods. This will strengthen their immune system, reduce aggression and improve their overall health. Offer dried seaweed tied to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week. These are great fish for controlling algae in the saltwater fish or reef aquarium.