Care Level: Moderate
Reef Compatible: Yes
Max. Size: 6 inches
Minimum Tank Size: 70 gallons
Approximate Purchase Size: 2 to 3 inches
The Tomini Tang, also known as the Bristletooth Tomini Tang, Tomini Surgeonfish
and Flame Fin Tang.
of Tomini Tangs is tan combined with yellow, blue, and white highlights as a
juvenile. When mature, the body color solidifies, the tail becomes blue, and
the dorsal and anal fins are tipped with a golden-yellow hue. The area above
the eyes has small golden flecks while sporting a golden half circle beneath.
successful with a Tomini Tang a well-established 70 gallon or larger aquarium
with plenty of live rock is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room,
places to hide and graze upon. The Tomini Tang is aggressive towards other
Tangs, but peaceful with other fish.
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.
variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image