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Purple Tang

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Purple Tang

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Family: Acanthuridae
Native To: Red Sea
Diet: Herbivore
Adult Size: Up to 10″
Temperature: 72 – 78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.026; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 55+ gallons
Scientific Name: Zebrasoma xanthurum
Environment: Marine

Striking purple, accented by yellow
Prefers plenty of horizontal swimming space
Highly aggressive towards other tangs and surgeonfish