Latin name
Common name
Fish yellow surgeon
Principle 15 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8,4

Splendid fish pertaining to the family of the Acanturidi, coming from from all Pacific ocean but above all from the Hawaii islands; Pacific, enough sturdy, adapted to the cohabitation with nearly all the other species of fish and with the invertebrates.
Body of averages dimension, nearly perfectly round, small mouth in top to a musetto tubular, appuntito, fins dorsal and anale a lot developed in height, on the peduncolo tail very evidenced in.bianco, the typical badge of the Acanturidi.
Yellow beautiful livery of color alive, a compact one.

Enough delicate fish, adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds and with other Acanturidi purch of different color, preferibilmente Paracanturus Hepatus, the Vulpinus, Lituratus Nose, Acanthurus Lineatus.
Much difficult one to acclimatize, would be always advisable to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you and accustoms you to the artificial feeding; however once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains, alghe frozen-dry and mangime dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus and also leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled; it must eat many times to the day otherwise stretches to become thin.

It needs of a large bathtub, 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 but 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.


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