Fowleri Tang (Acanthurus fowleri)

Common Name: Fowleri Tang
Scientific Name: Acanthurus fowleri
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 300 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Temperament: Peaceful
Max. Size: 31 cm (12")
Range: Western Pacific: Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and off northwestern Australia.
Depth: 2 - 50m (6.5 - 164ft)
Diet: Herbivore
Remarks: A solitary and shy species found in clear seaward reefs and drop-offs. Often grazes algae from surface of sponges.