Desjardini Sailfin Tangs are originally from the waters of the Red Sea, Sri Lanka, and the Islands of the Maldvies. Desjardini Sailfin Tangs grow to around 1 foot 4 inches at full length and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 125 gallons in size to provide plenty of swimming and living room for these fish. Desjardini Sailfin Tangs are herbivores and should be fed a steady diet with plenty of sea veggies and algae along with other herbivore preparations. Desjardini Sailfin Tangs can be difficult to care for and should only be kept by the experienced aquarium owner.
Origin: Indian and Pacific Ocean
Size: Can grow up to 8 inches at full maturity
Feeding: Herbivore, should be fed plenty of vegetable preparations.
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in the reef aquarium with no problems.
Minimum Tank Size: 125 Gallons
Behavior: Semi Aggressive
Compatibility: Should only be kept with other fish of the same size and temperament.