Tomini Surgeonfish (Ctenochaetus tominiensis)

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Tomini Surgeonfish

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Tomini Surgeonfish

Ctenochaetus tominiensis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Flake Foods
Other (See article)

8-10 years



Additional names

Tomini Surgeonfish, Tomini Bristletooth, Yellow-Tip Bristle-tooth, Orangetip Bristletooth, Bristletooth Tomini Tang

Additional scientific names

Ctenochaetus tominienis

Origin[edit | edit source]

Western Central Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, northern Great Barrier Reef, Solomon Islands, Palau, Vanuatu and Fiji. Recently recorded from Tonga.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

These fish are difficult to sex visually.

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