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The Clown Tang Acanthurus lineatus is a delightful striped Tang species, but it does REQUIRE a WELL ESTABLISHED AQUARIUM with pristine waters.  If you do not maintain PRISTINE waters please DO NOT BUY.  

CLOWN TANG Acanthurus lineatus BABY

  • Species: Acanthurus lineatus

    Common:  Clown Tang

    Category: Reef Safe Marine fish

    APROX Purchase Size:

    SMALL =  2 - 2.75 inches

    MEDIUM =  2.76 - 3 inches

    LARGE =  3.01 - 4 inches

    X LARGE =  4.01 inches +


    SPECIAL NOTE: Clown Tangs are MORE difficult to keep than mose tangs.  Once acclimated they readily accept frozen mysis and brine, flake food, and small pellet.

    Natural Ecology: Acanthurus lineatus are found exploring the reefs of Fiji, this is DIFFICULT fish to keep long term.

    Aquarium Size : 200 GALLON MINIMUM 


    ORIGIN: Fiji


    Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.


    Aggression: SEMI Aggresive; This species is often highly aggressive towards other Tangs.


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