The Sailfin Tang Zebrasoma velifer is a delightful striped Tang species, but it does a good ammount of swim space as most Tang species. They are aggressive towards other tangs so take causiton when housing multiple tangs.
These fish tend to LOOSE A LOT of the yellow coloration as they reach more mature age.
SAILFIN TANG Zebrasoma velifer
Species: Zebrasoma velifer
Common: Sailfin 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
SPECIAL NOTE: Sailfin Tang are not difficult to keep. Once acclimated they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and small pellet.
Natural Ecology:Zebrasoma velifer are found exploring the reefs of of many warm water reefs.
Aquarium Size : 100 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.