Epaniette Tang "Acanthurus nigricauda"

Epaniette Tang "Acanthurus nigricauda"

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Epaulette Surgeonfish  Acanthurus nigricaudus                                                               Also known as  Epaulette Tang,  Eye-line Surgeonfish, Eye-stripe Surgeonfish, Shoulderbar Surgeonfish, Brown-eared Surgeonfish, White-Tail Surgeonfish, Blackstreak Surgeonfish, Black Shoulderbar,  Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Acanthurus nigricauda.

Overview                                                                                                                                    The Epaulette Surgeonfish, also known as the Eye-Stripe Surgeonfish or Epaniette Tang, is one of the more peaceful surgeonfish in the hobby. It has a bluish-greyish body with black bands extending back behind each eye and forward from the stark-white ringtail. The Epaulette Surgeonfish is known to quickly change coloration from light to dark during courtship, aggression, or to indicate it is receptive to nearby cleaners