Acanthurus Achilles or Fish red surgeon fire

Latin name
Acanthurus Achilles
Common name
Fish red surgeon fire
Principle 22 cm. In Aquarius beginning from 10 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 the zone of the Hawaii; of medium dimension, sturdy and pacific, adapted to an Aquarius of comunit.
Body dorsal and anale a lot flattened, fins that extend on great part of the perimeter, tail fin to two lobes; red livery of color tawny, much dark one, with one red spot fire, to shape of drop, the height of the peduncolo tail, with the junction of the fins to the body and the final part of the tail anch' they red fire.

Sturdy fish, a lot adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds but difficultly with other Acanturidi, even if of different color, never with its similar.

Once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime in grains or dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus but also the appropriate frozen-dry sfoglie of alghe, leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled, banana small wheels.
It needs of a large bathtub, in proportion to its dimensions, in how much it swims gladly in the Aquarius, but also of shelters and hiding places; with water very filtered and aereata.
Enough resistant to the diseases, it suffers instead for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates and for the low PH, in the which case begins to lose the shining colors; they are therefore advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, regular treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
As all the Acanturidi a lot adapted to one bathtub with invertebrates.