Elongate Surgeonfish


Scientific Name: Acanthurus mata

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Formula I & II, pellets and greens
Aggressiveness: With Same Species
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 200+ gallon
Max Size:
Relative Care: Easy


This is another very large and somewhat aggressive Tang. Gets to be about 20 inches and can be somewhat aggressive against other tangs and some wrasse. Its a pretty rare fish in the hobby but smaller sizes do show up from time to time.