Naso Tang

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Naso Tang
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Fish

This is a Naso TangNaso lituratus - that came with my 280g reef tank in 2004. I couldn't give her away, so beautiful was she... I named her Spock due to her vulcan eyebrows. This fish is very friendly and loves to draw near when I approach the tank. Many times she gets in front of the lens during a photo-session, wanting her picture taken I'm sure. This fish grows very large in the wild, as much as 15" long, and even my giant reef seems too small for him at times. Tangs should be fed often as they forage for food all day long in the ocean. Clipping Nori (dried seaweed) to the glass in the morning should be your routine, and then another feeding session in the evening. Tangs are herbivores, but will eat meaty foods as well. Reef-safe, as long as it is a BIG tank! :)