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Tangs are also called surgeon fish because of the scalpel-like spine at the base of its tail. The tang will swing its tail as a means of defense. The Red Sea Purple Tang is a majestic blue-ish purple color with a striking yellow tail and yellow accents on the pectoral fins. The Purple Tang is a herbivore, and should be provided with a varied diet that includes frozen and flake foods for herbivores as well as dried algae sheets.
A fish tank with ive rock and decor to provide several hiding spots and plenty of swimming space is recommended. Purple Tangs are most aggressive towards fish of similar form, especially other fish in the Zebrasoma genus. To minimize aggression in a small aquarium it is recommended to have only one Tang. The Purple Tang may chase fish with similar feeding behavior or shape, but typically gets along well in a larger community based fish tank.
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Reef Safe: Yes
Native To: Red Sea
Adult Size: Up to 10"
Temperature: 72 - 78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.026; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 55+ gallons
Scientific Name: Zebrasoma xanthurum
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