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Desjardini Sailfin Tang
Scientific Name Zebrasoma desjardinii 
Reef Compatible Yes 
Care Level Intermediate 
Disposition Semi-aggressive 
Min. Tank Size 125 gallons 
Mature Size 15 inches 
Diet Herbivore 
Range Maldives, Red Sea, Sri Lanka 
Size Class
8
Other Common Names
Indian Ocean Sailfin Tang, Desjardin's Sailfin Tang, Red Sea Sailfin Tang
Description
Members of the Zebrasoma family are considered true 'Tangs'. They are excellent for consuming filamentous algae and have reportedly even occasionally consume bubble algae (valonia).

The Desjardini Sailfin Tang is the largest of the tangs and requires a very large system and may establish a territory and fight with tankmates with similar body shapes.
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  
Price
 
Quantity
 
Stock Status
002639   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , Small: over 1-1.5", Sri Lanka
 
$59.95
     
002641   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , Medium: over 1.5-3.5", Sri Lanka
 
$69.95
 
 
In Stock
002643   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , Large: over 3.5-5.5", Sri Lanka
 
$119.95
     
002646   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , X-Large: over 5.5-6.5", Sri Lanka
 
$139.95
     
007167   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , Medium: over 1.5-3.5", Red Sea
 
$159.95
     
007168   Desjardini Sailfin Tang , Large: over 3.5-5.5", Red Sea
 
$189.95
     
 
 
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