ACANTHURUS LINEATUS or Fish surgeon in pigiama


Latin name
Acanthurus Lineatus
Common name
Fish surgeon in pigiama
Principle 23 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, much colorful and sturdy one, adapted to the cohabitation with fish of barrier of others breeds and with other Acanturidi purch of different color but not with To. Japonicus, To. Glaucopareius, To. Leucosternon, To. Sohal.

Body a lot flattened and lengthened, with the fins dorsal and anale that extend on nearly all the perimeter, bilobate tail fin, little obvious the typical badge of the Acanturidi.
Livery much coloring: on a deep white man one moltitidine of colored horizontal lines of turchese and yellow tending to the orange, the ventral fins turchese broadsides, fins of color orange, broadsides of black.

Difficult to acclimatize, in how much much initially frightening one, once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers mangime dry in grains or dept freeze, artemie you go up some, chironomus, but above all the appropriate tablets of alghe frozen-dry and also leaves of insalata, spinaci bubbled.

It needs of a large bathtub in proportion to 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.

Much resistant one to the diseases, suffers, instead, for the excessive values of 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 calmly in the bathtubs with invertebrates.


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