Spotted Surgeonfish (Ctenochaetus strigosus)

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Spotted Surgeonfish

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Spotted Surgeonfish

Ctenochaetus strigosus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

6-10 years

Family

Acanthuridae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Spotted Surgeonfish, Kole Tang, Yellow-Eyed Tang, Goldring Surgeonfish, Spotted Bristletooth, Slender-Toothed Surgeonfish, Bristletoothed Surgeonfish, Yelloweye Surgeonfish

Additional scientific names

Acanthurus strigosus, Ctenochaetus striatus


Origin

The Kole Tang is endemic to the Western Pacific from Australia to the Hawaiian Islands.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Feed adults 1-2 times a day and feed juveniles 2-3 times a day, they should always have the ability to graze on live rock.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Pictures

Videos

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