Fish Type: Tangs
Scientific Name: Zebrasoma veliferum
Species: Family: Acanthuridae
Max Size: 15.5"
Minimum Tank Size: 180 gallons
Relative Care: Medium
Photo Courtesy of Vivid Aquariums
Its small size commonly available in the hobby causes the misconception that this is a small fish, when in fact it grows quite big. If you have a very large aquarium, this fish makes a great addition to either reef or fish-only aquarium. It has also been seen to eat hair algae.