The Black Tang, also known as the Longnose Sailfin Tang or the Longnose Surgeonfish, has a jet black oval body with blue pectoral fins, and an obvious white spot at the peduncle spines near the tail.
Common Name(s): Black Tang
Scientific/Other Name(s) : Zebrasoma rostratum
Care Level : Medium
Maximum Size: 8"
Minimum Tank Size: 70 gallons
Reef Safe: Yes
Feeding Requirements: Herbivore - 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, 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. Sea Veggies and Ocean Nutrition are ideal products and are very easy to use.
Temperament / Behavior: Aggressive