Twotone Tang

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Twotone Tang

This marine aquarium fish is known as Twotone Tang and the correct latin name is Zebrasoma scopas. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Tang family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is peaceful.

Twotone Tang can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Twotone 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

A herbivore.

Twotone Tang picture no. 1

Twotone Tang picture no. 2

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Document modified on Sat Dec 22 15:49:46 UTC 2007
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