Acanthurus Japonicus or Fish surgeon brown


Latin name
Acanthurus Japonicus
Common name
Fish surgeon brown
Principle 22 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, coming from mainly from the Philippines, of medium dimension, colored and sturdy, a lot 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 and lengthened, livery much similar one to that one of To. A little devout Glaucopareius, solos clear one, of color marroncino tending to the yellow, zone between the eye and the clear mouth, black fins bordered of turchese, red spot to shape of scythe on the end of the ridge, tail clear, white woman or yellow, very obvious the typical badge of the Acanturidi.

Enough difficult to acclimatize, once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains or 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, 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.
Resistant to the diseases, it suffers for the excessive nitrate values and phosphates and for the low PH, are therefore advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone, attend controls of the PH and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
As all the Acanturidi adapted to one bathtub with invertebrates.


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