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Tang fish

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Tropical Fish: The Thorn-Tailed Fish (Acanthuridae) is a family of forked-tailed fish, (aka: tang, surgeonfish, unicornfish & more). There are over 80 species in this family, all who have very sharp & dangerous spines on their tail, which fork out at their rear. Usually the spines lie flat against the sides of the fish but if they are angry or scared the spines stick out & can be used to lash out at any perceived threat as the fish thrashes its tail about.

Thorn-tailed fish - spines may be raised if you upset these pretty coral reef dwellers but they are normally docile algae-eating curious fish.

The 27 Best Tang Fish For a Saltwater Aquarium [2022 Guide]

Now that you have seen each of the 10 types of tangs in this post, you can tell that these are relatively large saltwater fish that require big tanks to swim in. The larger the tang fish, the larger the tank you need to meet their care requirements. If you don't have a big tank or don't plan on having a big tank, the best strategy might be to select one of the smallest tangs to care for in your tank.

Learn how to keep Surgeonfishes/Tangs in aquaria. Get tips on how best to care for the individual species in the Acanthuridae family.

Learn how to keep Surgeonfishes/Tangs in aquaria. Get tips on how best to care for the individual species in the Acanthuridae family.

Beautiful Fish - Top 10 Most Beautiful Saltwater Fish Available - AquariumStoreDepot

The 10 most beautiful saltwater fish carefully selected and shared by our experts. See what pretty fish you can add to your saltwater aquarium today!

Angelfish with blue and yellow stripes 🐟 📷: @_francesco_ungaro_ https://www.facebook.com/ghostpresenter/

Angelfish with blue and yellow stripes 🐟 📷: @_francesco_ungaro_ https://www.facebook.com/ghostpresenter/