Acanthurus Glaucopareius or Fish tawny surgeon

Latin name
Acanthurus Glaucopareius
Common name
Fish tawny surgeon
Principle 22 cm. In Aquarius beginning from 10 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8,4

Fish colorful and sturdy, pertaining to the family of the Acanturidi, common in all Pacific ocean, of medium dimension, adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds but difficultly with other Acanturidi, also of different color, never with its similar.
Body a lot flattened, lengthened, with the fins dorsal and anale that extend in order nearly all the body; colorful livery much, tawny body rossiccio, one yellow line to the junction and one righa turchese on the edge of the fins anale and dorsal, on this last one showy red spot to scythe shape; on peduncolo tail the very visible typical badge of the Acanturidi, clear tail fin.

Once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains or dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus and also the appropriate sfoglie of alghe frozen-dry and also leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled banana small wheels.

Great swimmer needs of a large bathtub in proportion to its dimensions, in how much he swims gladly in the Aquarius, but also of shelters and hiding places; with water very filtered and aereata.
Resistant to the diseases, it suffers for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates and for the low PH, they are therefore advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
As all the Acanturidi adapted to one bathtub with invertebrates.


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