Mata Tangs are widespread over the region of the Indo-Pacific Ocean and can sometimes are hard to keep in stock long enough. Mata Tangs can grow up to 6 inches at full length and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 75 gallons in size to provide this fish with plenty of living and swimming room. Mata Tangs eat mostly plankton and should be fed a steady diet with plenty of phytoplankton. Mata Tangs are peaceful but can be a bit difficult to care for and should only be kept by the experienced aquarium owner.
Size: Can grow up to 6 inches at full maturity
Feeding: Herbivore, should be fed plenty of vegetable preparations for best health.
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in the reef aquarium with little problem.
Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons
Compatibility: Can be kept with other peaceful fish in a community aquarium.