Goldring bristletooth

Species information for the Goldring bristletooth, in the Tangs category.

  1. FAMILY - Acanthuridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Ctenochaetus Strigosus

    COMMON NAME - Goldring Bristletooth (Yelloweye Bristletooth, Yelloweye Surgeonfish, Kole's Tang)

    SIZE - 7.1" (18 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet of Vegetable matter, dried Marine algae, frozen herbivore fare, spirulina, slices of zucchini, broccoli, formula 2 frozen cubes. Feed 3 times a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

    CAPTIVE CARE - Not overly aggressive and will usually not bother fish tankmates, may be aggressive towards close relatives. Keep only one per tank, conspicifics will show aggression towards each other, good growth of microalgae a plus, constant grazer, may be picked on by more aggressive surgeonfish.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 5, 2014
    jhnrb, Jul 10, 2009
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