Convict Tang (Acanthurus triostegus)

Common Name: Convict Tang
Scientific Name: Acanthurus triostegus
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 125 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size: 27 cm (10.5")
Range: Throughout the Indo-Pacific region except for the seas around the Arabian Peninsula. Young range south to Algoa Bay in South Africa and to central New South Wales in Australia. eastern Pacific from the lower Gulf of California to Panama, Revillagigedo Islands, Cocos Island, Clipperton and the Galapagos
Depth: 0 - 90m (0 - 295.3ft)
Diet: Herbivore
Remarks: A peaceful fish that can get along with others of the same kind if added at the same time.