Convict Tang (Acanthurus triostegus)

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Convict Tang

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Convict Tang

Acanthurus triostegus

284 Litres (75 US G.)

10.2-20.3cm (4-8 ")


8.0 - 8.4

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

5-7 years



Additional names

Convict Surgeonfish, Manini

Additional scientific names

Acanthurus hirudo, Acanthurus pentazona, Acanthurus subarmatus, Acanthurus triastegus, Acanthurus triostegus, Acanthurus triostegus marquesensis, Acanthurus triostegus sandvicensis, Acanthurus triostegus triostegus, Acanthurus triostegust, Acanthurus zebra, Chaetodon couaga, Chaetodon triostegus, Harpurus fasciatus, Hepatus sandvicensis, Hepatus triostegus, Rhombotides pentazona, Rhombotides triostegus, Teuthis australis, Teuthis elegans, Teuthis sandvicensis, Teuthis triostegus, Teuthis troughtoni

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

In smaller tanks will be aggressive towards other Tang's of the same species or similar. In larger tanks should be ok in groups, travels in large shoals in the wild.

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