Whitemargin Unicornfish (Naso annulatus)

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Whitemargin Unicornfish

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Whitemargin Unicornfish

Naso annulatus

5300 Litres (1400 US G.)

76.2-101.6cm (30-40 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Herbivore
Other (See article)

6-10 years

Family

Acanthuridae





Additional names

Whitemargin Unicornfish, Bluefin Unicornfish, Ringtail Unicornfish

Additional scientific names

Priodon annulatus, Naso herrei


Origin[edit | edit source]

Indo-Pacific: East Africa, including the Mascarene Islands to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

May eat Corals and small invertebrates, so monitor it in a reef tank.. Is also territorial towards its own kind and similar shaped fish, can only be kept with other similar Surgeons in very large set ups.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

An active swimmer and Planktivore that, while generally peaceful, is well capable of killing incompatible tankmates.

Tank Environment[edit | edit source]

An open space with little to no live rock.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Meaty as well as vegetable foods, such as Spirulina and Mysid Shrimp.

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