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{"id":4481488388132,"title":"Achilles Tang (Acanthurus achilles)","handle":"achilles-tang-acanthurus-achilles","description":"\u003ch2\u003eAchilles Tang Care\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"table\" style=\"font-size: 15px;\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eSize :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eup to 3 inches\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eCare Level :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eModerate\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eTemperament :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003ePeaceful\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eReef Safe :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eYes\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eDiet :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eGreens, Pellet, Flake\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eOrigin :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eHawaii\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eAcclimation Time :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e3+ hours\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eCoral Safe :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eYes\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eInvertebrate Safe :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eYes\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eMinimum Tank Size :\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e100 gallons\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"facts-listing-1\" class=\"collapse show care-facts\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"table-responsive\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\" style=\"font-size: 15px;\"\u003eScientific Name :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 15px;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 15px;\"\u003eAcanthurus achilles\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eCommon Names :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRed spot surgeonfish, Redtail surgeonfish\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eCare Level :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eDifficult\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eLife span :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e7 years or longer\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eSize :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e9 inches (26 cm)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eWater Parameters :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003epH 8 - 8.4 | Temperature 78°F - 82°F (26°C - 28°C) | Specific Gravity 1.022 - 1.026\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eOrigin \/ Habitat :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eWestern Pacific, Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands - found near seaward reefs often alone or in small groups\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTemperament \/ Behavior :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eIf you have a big enough tank you can keep multiple tangs but do not keep conspecifics in the same tank to avoid aggression.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eBreeding :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eExtremely difficult, open water egg scatterers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eAquarium Size :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e120 gallon minimum - active swimmers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTank Mates :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eOne to a tank, may tolerate other tang species like the Zebrasomas in larger setups.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eReef Tank Compatible? :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eYes\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eDisease :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eSaltwater Fish Disease\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eFreshwater, pH adjusted dips of a minute or two may help. These tangs are known as \"ich magnets\". Keep a cleaner shrimp like the\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eSkunk Cleaner Shrimp\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ein with them.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eDiet \/ Foods :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePrimarily an herbivore that needs to be fed algae (nori sheets) on a regular basis. You need\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003elive rock\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003etoo for better results because they will pick at it in between meals. They will also accept flake, pellet foods and of course live foods but give them lots of greens for best results.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTank Region :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAll over the aquarium\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eGender :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eUnable to determine by external characteristics\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2020-03-21T13:49:46-05:00","created_at":"2020-01-26T09:36:59-06:00","vendor":"Marine Fish","type":"Marine Fish","tags":["Tangs (Paracanthurus hepatus)"],"price":48799,"price_min":48799,"price_max":61799,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31621723357220,"title":"Medium","option1":"Medium","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"Acanthurus achilles-M","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":14043103035428,"product_id":4481488388132,"position":1,"created_at":"2020-01-26T09:36:59-06:00","updated_at":"2020-02-24T22:58:27-06:00","alt":"Achilles Tang (Acanthurus achilles) - 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8.4 | Temperature 78°F - 82°F (26°C - 28°C) | Specific Gravity 1.022 - 1.026\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eOrigin \/ Habitat :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eWestern Pacific, Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands - found near seaward reefs often alone or in small groups\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTemperament \/ Behavior :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eIf you have a big enough tank you can keep multiple tangs but do not keep conspecifics in the same tank to avoid aggression.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eBreeding :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eExtremely difficult, open water egg scatterers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eAquarium Size :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e120 gallon minimum - active swimmers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTank Mates :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eOne to a tank, may tolerate other tang species like the Zebrasomas in larger setups.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eReef Tank Compatible? :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eYes\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eDisease :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eSaltwater Fish Disease\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eFreshwater, pH adjusted dips of a minute or two may help. These tangs are known as \"ich magnets\". Keep a cleaner shrimp like the\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eSkunk Cleaner Shrimp\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ein with them.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eDiet \/ Foods :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePrimarily an herbivore that needs to be fed algae (nori sheets) on a regular basis. You need\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003elive rock\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003etoo for better results because they will pick at it in between meals. They will also accept flake, pellet foods and of course live foods but give them lots of greens for best results.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eTank Region :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAll over the aquarium\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"b\"\u003eGender :\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eUnable to determine by external characteristics\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Achilles Tang (Acanthurus achilles)

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Achilles Tang Care

Size : up to 3 inches
Care Level : Moderate
Temperament : Peaceful
Reef Safe : Yes
Diet : Greens, Pellet, Flake
Origin : Hawaii
Acclimation Time : 3+ hours
Coral Safe : Yes
Invertebrate Safe : Yes
Minimum Tank Size : 100 gallons

 

Scientific Name : Acanthurus achilles

Common Names : Red spot surgeonfish, Redtail surgeonfish

Care Level : Difficult

Life span : 7 years or longer

Size : 9 inches (26 cm)

Water Parameters : pH 8 - 8.4 | Temperature 78°F - 82°F (26°C - 28°C) | Specific Gravity 1.022 - 1.026

Origin / Habitat : Western Pacific, Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands - found near seaward reefs often alone or in small groups

Temperament / Behavior : If you have a big enough tank you can keep multiple tangs but do not keep conspecifics in the same tank to avoid aggression.

Breeding : Extremely difficult, open water egg scatterers

Aquarium Size : 120 gallon minimum - active swimmers

Tank Mates : One to a tank, may tolerate other tang species like the Zebrasomas in larger setups.

Reef Tank Compatible? : Yes

Disease : Saltwater Fish Disease Freshwater, pH adjusted dips of a minute or two may help. These tangs are known as "ich magnets". Keep a cleaner shrimp like the Skunk Cleaner Shrimp in with them.

Diet / Foods : Primarily an herbivore that needs to be fed algae (nori sheets) on a regular basis. You need live rock too for better results because they will pick at it in between meals. They will also accept flake, pellet foods and of course live foods but give them lots of greens for best results.

Tank Region : All over the aquarium

Gender : Unable to determine by external characteristics

Vendor: Marine Fish

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