The Yellow Hawaiian Tang is for many aquarists, the definitive fish of home saltwater aquariums. With its oval-shaped, vibrant yellow body, Zebrasoma flavescens brightens any marine system. The Yellow Hawaiian Tang is an active swimmer that will glide throughout your aquarium in near constant motion, acting as an aquarium tour guide of sorts to any onlooker who follows its meandering swim path.
Though most common to the reefs of Hawaii, the Yellow Hawaiian Tang's
natural habitat is actually widespread throughout Indonesia and the
Great Barrier Reef. The Yellow Hawaiian Tang is also known as the Yellow
Sailfin Tang or Yellow Surgeonfish. For best care, it should be housed
in an aquarium of at least 100 gallons with ample room to swim. Like
other Tangs, this member of the Acanthuridae family demonstrates
territorial aggression towards its own species, or Tangs in general.
Therefore, it is best to keep just one Yellow Hawaiian Tang per
aquarium, unless multiple Yellow Hawaiian Tangs are introduced into the
The recommended water temperature when keeping Azure Damsel is 72-80° F (22-27° C), the pH-value should be kept in the 8.1-8.4 interval, and the specific gravity should be 1.020-1.025. A carbonate hardness of 8 - 12° dKH is ideal.
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