Orange Shoulder Tang Juvenile (Acanthurus olivaceus)

Care Level: Moderate
Behavior:  Semi-Aggressive
Reef Compatible: Yes
Max. Size: Up to 12"
Diet: Herbivore

Orange Shoulder Tang Juvenile (Acanthurus olivaceus)

$34.99Price
Size

The Orange shoulder Tang, otherwise known as the Orangespot Surgeonfish, will change in color with maturation. As juveniles, they are a solid yellow with slight blue highlighting on the dorsal and anal fins.

 

When they reach adulthood, their front halves shift into a light gray color and their back halves take a dark blue-gray. Their tails are lyre shaped with light blue highlights, and their dorsal and anal fins are lined with a vibrant blue and orange. This same orange can be seen above their pectoral fins as an outlining stripe.

 

Although tangs will eat meaty foods, they prefer marine based seaweed and algae which will boosts their immune system, reduce aggression, and improve overall health. To feed them, tie dried seaweed to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week.

 

Diet

Although tangs will eat meaty foods, they prefer marine based seaweed and algae which will boosts their immune system, reduce aggression, and improve overall health. To feed them, tie dried seaweed to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week.

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