Epaulette Surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigricauda)

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Epaulette Surgeonfish

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Epaulette Surgeonfish

Acanthurus nigricauda

946 Litres (250 US G.)

30.5-38.1cm (12-15 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Additional names

Epaulette Surgeonfish, Eye-Stripe Surgeonfish, Epaniette Tang

Additional scientific names

Acanthurus nigricauda

Origin[edit | edit source]

Indo-Pacific: East Africa, including the Mascarene Islands to the Tuamoto Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to southern Great Barrier Reef. Not occurring in the Red Sea.

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