The Clown Tang Acanthurus lineatus is a delightful striped Tang species, but it does REQUIRE a WELL ESTABLISHED AQUARIUM with pristine waters. If you do not maintain PRISTINE waters please DO NOT BUY.
CLOWN TANG Acanthurus lineatus BABY
Species: Acanthurus lineatus
Common: Clown Tang
Category: Reef Safe Marine fish
APROX Purchase Size:
SMALL = 2 - 2.75 inches
MEDIUM = 2.76 - 3 inches
LARGE = 3.01 - 4 inches
X LARGE = 4.01 inches +
REEF SAFE : YES
DIFFICULT TO KEEP
SPECIAL NOTE: Clown Tangs are MORE difficult to keep than mose tangs. Once acclimated they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and small pellet.
Natural Ecology: Acanthurus lineatus are found exploring the reefs of Fiji, this is DIFFICULT fish to keep long term.
Aquarium Size : 200 GALLON MINIMUM
Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.
Aggression: SEMI Aggresive; This species is often highly aggressive towards other Tangs.