The Flame Fin Tomini Tang also kniwn as Surgeonfish, a combination of tan with yellow, blue, and white highlights as a juvenile. The Tomini Tang is in the genus Ctenochaetus and one of the more commonly kept tangs due to it’s staying small as an adult. Tomini Tangs reach up to about 6 inches in size and are fairly hardy too. They are generally peaceful but can be a bully to species that are introduced after them. The Tomini Tang will constantly pick at the live rock and glass looking for algae and other tid bits. They are the prototypical janitors in the tank.
Care Level: Moderate
Color Form: Tan
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 6″
Minimum Tank Size: 70 gallons
Before purchasing your very own tang fish for sale, be sure to read Salt Water Fish Shop’s tang fish care sheet to ensure proper care and proper tang fish care for your new tang fish.
Below you will find detailed information on tang fish care provided by our biologist including the following:
Tang fish for sale have blade-like fins near their tailfins that they use when they quibble with each other, hence the alternative name, ‘surgeonfish’.