Common Name: Hippo Tang, Palette Surgeonfish Scientific Name: Paracanthurus Hepatus
 
Maximum Size: 12.2 in. Minimum Tank Size: 100 Gallons
Reef Compatible: Yes Diet: Mostly vegetable matter but will eat a variety of meaty foods also
Temperament: Non aggressive to most species except other members of the family paracanthurus  
Other Notes: Hippo tangs are one of the more sensitive of the surgeonfish group. Care must be taken during transport and acclimation of them to insure they remain healthy. A high nutrition diet will help keep this fish healthy.
Categories: Fish

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