Purple Tang Fish - Zebrasoma xanthurum
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The Purple Tang Fish ( Zebrasoma xanthurum ) has purple body (can be shades of blue) with a yellow tail and yellow trim on its pectoral fins.

Fish Profile
 From: Red Sea
 Maintenance Level: Medium
 Disposition: Semi-Aggressive
 Compatible: 
 Good With Corals: Yes
 Color: Purple, Blue, Yellow
 Max Size: 10"
 Diet: Herbivore
 Food Types: Ocean Nutrition,  Dried Sea Weed, Sea Veggies,  Seaweed Salad
 Water Temp: 72°-78°
 pH:  8.1-8.4
 Specific Gravity: 1.020 -1.025
 dKH: 8-12

The Purple Tang fish is also known as the Yellowtail Surgeon, Yellowtail Sailfin Tang, and Blue Surgeon. Although they will eat Brine Shrimp and Mysis, they are herbivores and are require veggies in their diet, such as algae and seaweed based foods several times a week.

They usually live a solitary lifestyle, however they have been found in schools. In an aquarium they do not tolerate other tangs, and are very aggressive towards others of the same genus, Zebrasoma.



Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1 1/2" to 2 1/4”; Medium 2 1/4" - 4 1/4"; Large: 5" to 6", X-Large 7" to 8" 

Recommended Aquarium Size
120 Gallons Or Larger

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Purple Tang Fish - Zebrasoma xanthurum

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