Chevron Tang

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Chevron Tang

This species is known as Chevron Tang and the correct latin name is Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis. It belongs to the Tang family. (e) Origin of this species is Pacific Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish which is not recommended for beginners due to it’s demands.

Chevron Tang can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Chevron Tang fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Chevron Tang picture no. 1

Chevron Tang picture no. 2

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Document modified on Sat Dec 8 10:14:47 UTC 2007
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