Sailfin Tang


Scientific Name: Zebrasoma veliferum
Family: Acanthuridae
Color: yellow, brown

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Herbivore
Aggressiveness: Caution Needed
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 180 gallons
Max Size: 15.5"
Relative Care: Medium


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.