Scientific Name: Zebrasoma scopas
Reef Compatibility: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 125 gal
Max Size: 12”
Food/Feeding: Herbivore Notes: The Scopas Tang, also known as the Brown Scopas Tang or Brown Sailfin Tang A 125 gallon or larger aquarium is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room. It is aggressive towards its own species or tangs in general, and best kept with only one per tank.
Although Tangs will eat meaty foods along with the other fish in the aquarium, it is important that they are offered plenty of marine based seaweed and algae. This will strengthen their immune system, reduce aggression and improve their overall health. Offer dried seaweed tied to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week.