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Scopas Tang (Zebrasoma scopas)
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Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 1'
Color Form: Tan, Yellow
Diet: Herbivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Fiji, Indonesia
Family: Acanthuridae

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The Scopas Tang, also known as the Brown Scopas Tang is yellow, dorsally, and brown, ventrally. These colors gradually get darker from front to back. The body is covered with fine, intricate, light blue markings. The tail is a solid brown color. Juveniles are a little more attractive, with larger dorsal and anal fins and a slightly purplish body color.

A 125 gallon or larger aquarium is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room. It is aggressive towards its own species or tangs in general, and best kept with only one per tank.

Although Tangs will eat meaty foods along with the other fish in the aquarium, it is important that they are offered plenty of marine based seaweed and algae. This will strengthen their immune system, reduce aggression and improve their overall health. Offer dried seaweed tied to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week. Sea Veggies, Seaweed Salad and Ocean Nutrition are all ideal products and are very easy to use.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1-1/2" to 2-1/4"; Small/Medium: 2-1/4" to 3-1/4" Medium: 3-1/4" to 4-1/4"; Medium/Large: 4-1/4" - 5-1/4"; Large: 5-1/4" to 6-1/4"


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SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Small
  CN-24042,  $ 19.99
SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Medium
  CN-24043,  $ 29.99
SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Medium
  CN-73798,  $ 29.99
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  SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Small
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  CN-38924,  $ 29.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Large
  CN-38925,  $ 49.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Medium/Large
  CN-95559,  $ 39.99
 
    
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  CN-24044,  $ 49.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Small
  CN-73785,  $ 19.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Small/Medium
  CN-91339,  $ 24.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Fiji) - Large
  CN-73811,  $ 49.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Small
  CN-38926,  $ 19.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Medium
  CN-38927,  $ 29.99
 
    
  SW - Scopas Tang (Indonesia) - Large
  CN-38928,  $ 49.99
 
    
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