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Fish Database

Nigricauda Tang

Scientific Name: Acanthurus nigricauda

Species:
Color:
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Lots of greens, nori, Formula I & II
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 150 gallons
Relative Care: Medium
Photo Courtesy of Among the Reef

This tang doesn’t show up that often and usually when it does it comes in very large, 8 inches or larger, and requires a large tank. They’re reef safe as they don’t bother any corals. Unless you have a very large tank you should pass on them as they don’t do well in a small tank.

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