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Convict Tang 8cm

Convict Tang 8cm

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£39.75 Stock : 2 Product Code: Acanthurus triostegus Our Ref No : 7552
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Convict Tang (Acanthurus triostegus)

Maximum size:
15cm, occasionally up to 25cm

Suggested minimum aquarium size when adult:
250 litres


Will eat frozen Mysis & Brineshrimp will take dried foods readily when settled. Appreciates some vegetable matter e.g. dried seaweed.

Reef safe:
Considered reef safe. Will graze on algae

Like many Tangs can be aggressive to newcomers once established, although the Convict Tang is one of the more peaceful, so less of a problem than similar species. Don't keep with other fish of a similar body shape or colouration, but should mix well with other similar size fish. Can be kept with other Convict Tangs in a large enough aquarium if all introduced at the same time.

Other information.
Tangs are very active swimmers, ensure the aquarium has plenty of open space. Tangs are generally more prone to Whitespot than other marine fish, although Convict Tang are relatively resistant, as Acanthurus Tangs go.

For more information ask a member of staff in store.

This is a library photo of a 8cm Convict Tang taken at The WaterZoo, exact appearance may differ due to natural variations and lighting conditions.