Eiblii Mimic Tang

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Eiblii Mimic Tang

This species is known as Eiblii Mimic Tang, Chocolate Surgeonfish and the correct latin name is Acanthurus pyroferus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Tang family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is peaceful to both, it’s species as well as other saltwater species.

Eiblii Mimic Tang can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 not very difficult to keep the Eiblii Mimic 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.

Eiblii Mimic Tang, picture no. 1

Eiblii Mimic Tang, picture no. 2

Eiblii Mimic Tang, picture no. 3

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Document modified on Wed Nov 28 20:11:32 UTC 2007
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