Tangs also do well with most clownfish, cardinals, large angels, wrassesand chromis. Tang Lifespan.
Dec 23, 2019 #1 I wrote this someplace else as someone said that Hippo Tangs live about 20 years in the sea: This I am sure is true. An adult regal blue tang is a flat-bodied, round-shaped fish with a royal blue body, black "palette" design, and a yellow tail. Edward Turner Bennett, an English naturalist, described it for the first time in the year 1828 as Acanthurus flavescens . Thread starter Paul B; Start date Dec 23, 2019; Paul B Well-Known Member.
I agree with Bang, in a captured environment as long as in a LARGE tank may live 40 years or so...this is very rare IMO as people like to cram them in small tanks.
Yellow tangs, Zebrasoma flavescens, are reef fish found in the waters west of Hawaii and east of Japan in the Pacific Ocean.
It reaches 30 cm (12 inches) in length and weighs around 600 g (1.3 lbs), with males typically growing larger than females. It has sharp white razor spur near the tail, which it uses during fights and also to establish itself over other fishes. Tangs are a normally nonterritorial species.Tangs of different species but of same size canoften thrive in the same tank if introduced at the same time. Paracanthurus hepatus is a species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish.A popular fish in marine aquaria, it is the only member of the genus Paracanthurus.
NJRC Member. All of our fish are lacking something in their diet in a tank, but a tang is missing far more than the correct food. They mainly live off the coast of Hawaii, but are also found in the more western ranges of their habitat, including the islands Ryukyu, Mariana, Marshall, Marcus, and Wake. Tangs including Hippo's live in … The yellow tang, belonging to the surgeonfish family, is a saltwater fish indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands. The Yellow Tang is a member of family Acanthuridae and has a beautiful oval shaped body possessing a single pastel-like yellow color along with long continuous dorsal, anal fins and crescent tail fins. Zebrasoma flavescens also known as the Hawaiian Yellow Tang. They prefer subtropical waters. This fish is oval, has a single white line across the body which is faded and is completely as the name suggest yellow in colour.The Yellow Hawaiian Tang is an active swimmer and is an eye catcher in almost all … A Tang in the ocean will outlive alot of us..its natural life span is up to 75 years.