The Powder Brown Tang, also known as the Powder Brown Surgeonfish, Japan Surgeonfish, and White-faced Surgeonfish, has a brown body with a white mark on the cheek between the mouth and eyes The pectoral, anal, and dorsal fins are dark brown with light blue highlights at the tip The dorsal fin also has an orange stripe present The tail is blue with a yellow vertical bar
Yellow striping runs along the body, against the anal and dorsal fins, forming a wishbone-shaped marking.
A 450 litre or larger aquarium is necessary to provide plenty of swimming room It is a very passive fish that will have trouble with other aggressive tangs Keep only one per tank.
Although Tangs will eat meaty foods along with the other fish in the aquarium, it is important that they are offered plenty of marine based seaweed and algae
This will strengthen their immune system, reduce aggression and improve their overall health Offer dried seaweed tied to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed at least 3 times per week Sea Veggies, Seaweed Salad and Ocean Nutrition are all ideal products and are very easy to use.