Half Black Tang (Acanthurus chronixis)
Family: Acanthuridae (Tangs/Surgeonfishes)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 1 to 20 ft. Size: 7.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Algae, copepods
Natural History: The Half Black Tang is found in clear reef channels. This species mimics the pygmy angelfish Centropyge vrolikii in general shape and color.
Husbandry: The Half Black Tang is a docile fish and should be housed with other unaggressive species. Most will accept prepared foods after aquarium acclimation. This fish species is considered an excellent reef tank fish.
AKA: Chronixis Surgeonfish, Mimic Tang
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