Fish Database

Elongate Surgeonfish

Scientific Name: Acanthurus mata

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

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