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Bristletooth Tomini Tang

Greek Name: (Ctenochaetus tominiensis)

$79.99

Bristletooth Tomini Tang is also called The Tomini Surgeonfish is tan combined with blue, yellow, and white highlights when it is an adult. Once mature the body color is solidified and the tail turns blue and the dorsal, as well as the anal fins, get a yellow-golden hue. The eye area is flecked with tiny golden flecks, while the body has a golden half-circle below.

A larger than 70 gallons aquarium is essential to ensure ample swimming space. Tangs can be aggressive with other Tangs however it is calm when it is with fish.

While Tangs are known to eat meaty food, it’s crucial that they receive ample amounts of seaweed that is marine-based and algae. This can strengthen their immune system and decrease aggression and improve overall health. Provide dried seaweed that you tie to a stone or the veggie clip and feed them at least three times a week. Sea Veggies, Seaweed Salad, and Ocean Nutrition are all ideal products that are simple to use.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Tiny: 3/4″ to 1-1/4″, Small: 1-1/4″ to 2″, Small/Medium: 2″ to 3″; Medium: 3″ to 4″, Medium/Large: 4″ to 5″; Large: 5″ to 6″

 

Clear
Category:

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Tan

Diet

Herbivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

6"

Origin

Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands

Family

Acanthuridae

Minimum Tank

70 gallons

Description

General information regarding Bristletooth Tomini Tang

The Bristletooth Tomini Tang has brown with blue, yellow, and white highlights when it is the juvenile. Once mature the body color is solidified and the tail turns blue and the dorsal and anal fins get an orange-golden hue. The area over the eyes is dotted with tiny golden flecks, while having a golden half-circle below. An aquarium of moderate size is required to give plenty of space for swimming. Tangs are aggressive toward other Tangs but are calm when with tank mates.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small