Spotted surgeonfish - Ctenochaetus strigosus
Species Name: Ctenochaetus strigosus
Synonyms: Ctenochaetus strigosus, Ctenochaetus striatus, Acanthurus strigosus
Common Names: Spotted surgeonfish
Family: Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes)
Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 14.6 cm/5.84 inches
Origin: Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific, Eastern Indian Ocean
Temperament: Relatively aggressive
Aquarium Setup: Ctenochaetus strigosus (Spotted surgeonfish) should only be kept in larger aquariums and 40 gallon is to be considered a minimum for juvenile specimens. Keep the water clean and provide suitable hiding places.
Food: Ctenochaetus strigosus (Spotted surgeonfish) feeds on detritus.
Breeding: We are unable to provide any information regarding the breeding of Ctenochaetus strigosus (Spotted surgeonfish) in aquariums.
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