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Convict Tang Fish (Acanthurus triostegus)
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Convict Tang Fish (Acanthurus triostegus)
Convict Tang Fish (Acanthurus triostegus)

Convict Tang Fish (Acanthurus triostegus)

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aka Convict Surgeonfish

Acanthurus triostegus


The Convict Tang is also known as the Convict Surgeonfish, has a stunning white to silver body highlighted by six vertical black bars. This is where the fish gets its name. It should not be included in a tank with other Tangs. However, it can live peacefully with other Convict Tangs if all are introduced to the tank at the same time.

COMMON NAME: Convict Tang
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acanthurus triostegus
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~2 inches
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 100 gallons
FOOD/DIET: Herbivore
CARE LEVEL: Moderate
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%