How big is a regal blue tang?

How big is a regal blue tang?

1.3 lbsAdult
Blue tang/Mass

Where does regal tang come from?

The regal Blue Tang can be found throughout the Indo-Pacific. It is seen in the reefs of the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, New Caledonia, Samoa, East Africa, and Sri Lanka. The regal blue tang is one of the most common and most popular marine aquarium fish all over the world.

What is the meaning of regal blue tang?

Definition of blue tang : a surgeonfish (Acanthurus coeruleus) that is bright blue with darker longitudinal stripes when mature and occurs chiefly from Bermuda to Brazil.

What is the life cycle of a blue tang?

The average lifespan of blue tang in the wild is 30 or more years. However, in captivity, blue tangs live for approximately 20 years. What is this? Blue tangs reproduce through a behavior known as broadcast spawning.

Can blue tang live with clownfish?

Blue tangs live in the open ocean and love to swim (just keep swimming?) unlike the clownfish, and therefore they should be kept in a tank around 100+ gallons. This fish can grow up to 12 inches and can be kept with some other fish (including clownfish), however they are moderately aggressive.

How long does it take for a blue tang to grow?

Blue Tangs grow an average of two inches per year in the first few years of their lives. Then their growth slows down to one inch every year. This rate can vary depending on the Tang’s living environment, diet, water quality, temperature, oxygen concentration, and other factors.

Where does the blue tang live?

The blue tang is found in the western Atlantic Ocean from New York and Bermuda to the Gulf of Mexico, south to Brazil. It is abundant in Florida, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean it occurs near Ascension Island.

Can Blue Tang live in freshwater?

Blue Tangs are best cared for in aquariums at least 6 feet in length by experienced marine (saltwater) aquarists. If you’re a beginner, we recommend a similar-looking fish such as the Marine (Saltwater) Yellowtail Damselfish or Freshwater Boesemani Rainbow.

Can Nemo and Dory live together?

Fortunately for Dory, if you want to add Marlin, Nemo, or Coral to the tank, they can all live peacefully together. In fact, with a properly set up tank of 125 gallons or larger, you will be able to keep many of Nemo’s tankmates from the dentist’s office without the threat of them wanting to escape.

How long can clownfish live?

So, although clownfish lifespan is generally listed as anywhere between 3 to 10 years, that’s not completely accurate. Some species can live for much longer than that with good care: a quick peek at aquarium forums reveals many aquarists who have had their clowns for a staggering 20-30 years.

How many gallons does a blue tang need?

The Pacific Blue Tang is very active, requiring a large tank, preferably at least 100 gallons or more. It enjoys grazing on live rock and needs highly oxygenated water which can be provided through increased surface agitation or air stones.

How hard is it to keep a blue tang?

Pretty easy to keep IMO, They are very prone to Ich however. So having an established tank with a good size run is a plus.

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