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Powder Brown Tang

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Powder Brown Tang

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Reef Safe: With Caution
Family: Acanthuridae
Native To: Indian Ocean
Diet: Herbivore
Adult Size: Up to 8″
Temperature: 72-78° F
Water Parameters: 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 70+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Acanthurus japonicus
Environment: Marine

Vividly colored in red, tan, brown and yellow
More passive than other tangs and surgeonfish
Grazes on algae and seaweed