Acanthurus Olivaceus or Fish cut surgeon

Latin name
Acanthurus Olivaceus
Common name
Fish cut surgeon
Principle 28 cm. In Aquarius beginning from 10 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Fish pertaining to the family of the Acanturidi, endemic in all Pacific ocean, of average or large dimension, enough pacific and sturdy, the others adapted to the cohabitation with the fish of barrier nearly all breeds and with other Acanturidi purch of different color, but not with To. Japonicus, To. Glaucopareius, To. Leucosternon, A.Sohal.
Body a lot flattened and lengthened, the fins dorsal and anale extends in order nearly all the perimeter of the body and finishes with two stung small; colorful livery of yellow tending to the mustard or the tawny one, with one showy spot yellow or red oval of color, GO BACK TO LIST the eye.

Difficult to acclimatize perch much initially frightening one and it remains hidden very; once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains and dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus, but, above all, the appropriate sfoglie of alghe frozen-dry and also leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled, small wheels of banana or zucchina.
It needs of a large bathtub in proportion to its dimensions, in how much it swims very gladly in the spaces to the center of the Aquarius, but also of shelters and hiding places between the madrepore; with water very filtered and aereata.

Much resistant one to the diseases, 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.
Like the other Acanturidi pu living in the bathtubs of barrier with invertebrates, especially when of small ransom.


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