Fowleri Tang (Acanthurus fowleri)

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Fowleri Tang

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Fowleri Tang

Acanthurus fowleri

568 Litres (150 US G.)

45-54 cm (17.7-21.3")

pH

8.1 - 8.5

23 -28 °C (73.4-82.4°F)

8-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Herbivore
Other (See article)

2-3 years

Family

Acanthuridae





Additional names

Fowleri Tang, Blackspine Surgeonfish, Fowlers Surgeonfish, Horseshoe Surgeonfish


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Difficult to visually sex.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will mainly graze on algae and spirulina, and may also take lettuce, dried seaweed and zucchini. When buying these fish be aware that stock can easily starve, do not buy fish with sunken bellies.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed two to three times a day.

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