Powder Brown Tang (Acanthurus japonicus)

Common Name: Powder Brown Tang
Scientific Name: Acanthurus japonicus
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 125 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-Aggressive
Max. Size: 20 cm (8")
Range: Southern Japan, Taiwan and Philippines, south to Sulawesi, Indonesia, Indian Ocean
Depth: 5 - 20m (16.4 - 65.6ft)
Diet: Herbivore
Remarks: Also called the Whiteface Surgeonfish. This species can quickly change the entire posterior part of its body to yellow.