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Clown Tang MD

Clown Tang MD

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The Clown Tang, scientific name Acanthurus lineatus, is a striking and colorful marine fish known for its vibrant appearance and distinctive patterns. This species is a part of the surgeonfish family and is often sought after by aquarium enthusiasts for its unique characteristics and lively behavior.

The Clown Tang features a flattened, oval-shaped body with a prominent, slightly pointed snout and a single dorsal fin that spans the length of its back. Its most notable feature is its eye-catching coloration. The body is primarily a rich blue hue, while vibrant horizontal yellow stripes run along its sides. These alternating bands of blue and yellow create a bold and captivating contrast that make the Clown Tang easily recognizable.

At its tail end, the Clown Tang possesses a sharp spine, characteristic of surgeonfishes, which it uses for protection and defense. In addition to its captivating appearance, the Clown Tang is also known for its playful and active behavior, often darting around in the aquarium and exploring its environment. This energetic nature adds to its appeal among hobbyists and those who appreciate the beauty of marine life.

However, it's important to note that the Clown Tang requires a well-maintained and spacious aquarium with appropriate water parameters to thrive. Its diet should consist of a variety of vegetable-based foods, including algae and high-quality commercial pellets. Providing ample swimming space, plenty of hiding spots, and companions that are compatible in temperament are essential for the well-being of this species.

In summary, the Clown Tang is a visually stunning marine fish with its striking blue and yellow coloration and active behavior. While it can be a captivating addition to a well-maintained aquarium, it's crucial to ensure its needs are met to ensure its long-term health and vitality.

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At Nocturnal Reef, we understand the importance of receiving healthy and vibrant livestock for your saltwater reef aquarium. That's why we offer a live arrival guarantee on all of our saltwater livestock.
We take great care in selecting and packaging our items to ensure they arrive to you in the best possible condition. However, in the rare event that an item does not survive the shipping process, we will do everything in our power to make it right.
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Please note that in order for the guarantee to be valid, the package must be opened immediately upon receipt and the livestock must be acclimated properly according to industry standards. This guarantee does not cover items that die or become ill due to improper acclimation or care after arrival.
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