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Purple Tang Zebrasoma xanthurum
2013-02-10 07:39:55

Image Caption: Purple Tangs at Steinhart Aquarium in San Francisco. Credit: Stan Shebs/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0 and 2.5) The purple tang, also known as the yellowtail tang, is found to inhabit the Red Sea, the west coast of India, the east coast of Africa, and the Persian Gulf. It lives amongst reefs and coral rich areas at depths of 3 - 65 feet. This species normally swims in pairs, but will...

Sailfin Tang Zebrasoma veliferum
2013-02-09 09:19:46

Image Caption: Shizhao/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The sailfin tang is found in lagoons and around reefs from depths of 3 - 200 feet. The range of this species is widespread throughout the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific. It is a very popular aquarium fish, aggressive towards other sailfin, but peaceful to other fish. Best if kept in a large tank of 180 gallons or more. The largest...

Twotone Tang Zebrasoma Scopas
2013-01-12 08:37:50

The twotone tang can also be referred to as the brown tang or the brush-tail tang. This species is native to the Indo-Pacific ranging from the east Africa coast to Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, and the islands of Pitcaim and Lord Howe Island. A brown tang was discovered off the Fort Lauderdale, Florida coast in 2008, well beyond its native habitat. This fish is found at depths up...

Yellow tang
2007-02-13 12:46:52

The Yellow tang (Zebrasoma flavescens), also called Pacific tang is a saltwater fish. It is one of the most popular aquarium fish. Appearance They are small fish, very thin, generally reaching about 3 to 5 in (7.5 to 12.5 cm) in length and height, and less than 1 in (1-2 cm) in thickness, and are bright yellow in color across their entire bodies. During the night their color fades. A...

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