Acanthurus Sohal or Fish zebrato surgeon

Latin name
Acanthurus Sohal
Common name
Fish zebrato surgeon
Principle 40 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Large fish pertaining to the family of the Acanturidi, coming from exclusively from the Red, colored and sturdy Mar, adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds but not with other Acanturidi, towards which much aggressive one.
Sturdy body, a lot flattened and a lot lengthened, with the fins dorsal and anale that extend in order nearly all the perimeter, fins chest straps a lot developed, tail fin to two lobes much lengthen to you.

Striking livery, of color pale blue white man, with many black horizontal lines; black fins, bordered of turchese, one yellow spot or orange to approximately a third party of the length of the body; the typical badge of the Acanturidi very emphasized from the color orange.

Once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in large grains or dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus and, above all, the appropriate tablets of alghe frozen-dry and also leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled.
It needs of a bathtub much large one for its dimensions, in how much it swims very gladly in the center of 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.
Adapted enough to the Aquarius with invertebrates sprcialmente if of small dimensions.


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