Convict Tang - Acanthurus triostegus


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Size: Small (<2")
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The Convict Tang, scientifically known as Acanthurus triostegus, is a striking marine fish renowned for its bold, black vertical stripes on a vibrant white body, resembling a classic prisoner's uniform. This active swimmer, native to the Indo-Pacific reefs, grows up to 8 inches and is a favorite among aquarists for its hardiness and unique appearance. Ideal for community tanks, the Convict Tang is a herbivore, primarily feeding on algae. Its peaceful nature makes it a compatible companion for various fish species, adding dynamic beauty and vitality to any marine aquarium.

Care Level: Easy

Diet: Herbivore - Prefers algae and vegetable-based foods

Max Size: Up to 8 inches (20 cm)

Temperament: Peaceful

Family: Acanthuridae

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