Fish Guide

Tennenti Tang   (Acanthurus tennenti)
Family: Acanthuridae (Tangs/Surgeonfishes)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean
Depth: 3 to 82 ft.   Size: 10 in.   Jumps: No   Space: 100+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Algae
Natural History: The Tennenti Tang is found in lagoons and seaward reefs, sometimes over silty bottoms. It has been observed in shoals.
Husbandry: The Tennenti Tang is peaceful with other non-tang fish but aggressive with tangs. Only one Tennenti Tang should be housed per aquarium.

AKA: Doublebanded Surgeonfish, Lieutenant Surgeonfish, Vampire Surgeonfish, Lieutenant Tang

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