Yellowtail surgeonfish - Prionurus punctatus
Species Name: Prionurus punctatus
Common Names: Yellowtail surgeonfish
Family: Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Max. Size: 60.0 cm / 23.6 inches
Origin: Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Small fishes
Aquarium Setup: Prionurus punctatus (Yellowtail surgeonfish) requires adequate space and highly circulated water with high oxygen levels. Keep organic waste levels low.
Food: Prionurus punctatus (Yellowtail surgeonfish) feed on Benthic algae. In an aquarium they must be fed frequently, mainly vegetables.
Breeding: We do not have any information about breeding Prionurus punctatus (Yellowtail surgeonfish) in aquariums.
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