Twotone tang - Zebrasoma scopas
Species Name: Zebrasoma scopas
Synonyms: Zebrasoma flavescens, Acanthurus suillus, Acanthurus scopes, Zebrasoma scopas, Acanthurus altivelis, Zebrasoma gemmatum, Acanthurus ruppelii, Zebrasoma supraalba
Common Names: Twotone tang
Family: Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max. Size: 20.0 cm / 7.9 inches
Origin: Western and Eastern native Indian Ocean, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Zebrasoma scopas (Twotone tang) should not be kept together with other fish of the same species.
Aquarium Setup: Zebrasoma scopas (Twotone tang) require a lot of aquarium space and many places to hide. They like Acropolis coral skeletons, vigorous water movement and high oxygen levels. Temperatures should be kept in the mid-seventies or the low eighties F. Keep the pH between 8.0 and 8.4.
Food: Zebrasoma scopas (Twotone tang) live on micro- and/or macro-algae in the wild. A good aquarium diet includes meaty and vegetable materials. Feed your Twotone tang small servings several times a day. This fish can store fat in body cavities and periods of non-feeding are natural.
Breeding: We do not have any information about Zebrasoma scopas (Twotone tang) bred in aquariums.
Twotone tang – Zebrasoma scopas picture. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
Zebrasoma scopes - Twotone tang. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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