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Powder Blue Tang
Scientific Name Acanthurus leucosternon 
Reef Compatible Yes 
Care Level Intermediate 
Disposition Semi-aggressive 
Min. Tank Size 75 gallons 
Mature Size 21 inches 
Diet Herbivore 
Range Maldives, Sri Lanka, Indo-Pacific 
Size Class
15
Other Common Names
Powder Blue Surgeonfish
Description
One of the most beautiful fish, the Powder Blue Tang is an addition many aquarists readily seek. May show signs of aggression against all other Surgeonfish, it is best living as a single specimen in a moderate system or smaller. If it is to be kept with multiple tangs, it is best to add them at the same time.
Diet
Will consume filamentous algae as well as frozen mysis shrimp and other meaty foods. It is recommended to regularly feed Nori as a marine algae suppliment. If underfed it may pick at small polyped stony corals.
 
 
 
Item #   Description  
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002405   Powder Blue Tang, Small: over 2-2.5", Sri Lanka
* Restriction On Guarantee
 
$59.95
 
 
In Stock
002406   Powder Blue Tang, Medium: over 2.5-4.5", Sri Lanka
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$74.95
$63.71
 
 
In Stock
002409   Powder Blue Tang, Large: over 4.5-6.5", Sri Lanka
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$124.95
     
002411   Powder Blue Tang, X-Large: over 6.5-7.5", Sri Lanka
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$139.95
     
 
 
* Due to availability and individuality of each species, colors and sizes may vary.
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