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One of the most recognizable fish in the aqurium trade, the Yellow Tang is a favorite for all aquarists. The Yellow Tang is commonly referred as the Yellow Hawaiian Tang, Yellow Sailfin Tang or Yellow Surgeon fish. The Yellow Tang features a vibrant, oval-shaped yellow body which can illuminate any tank space. Its scientific name is Zebrasoma flavescens. The Yellow Tang has a spine of scalpel shape beneath its tail base. The territorial tang uses its tail as an element of defense and protects itself from predators. The Yellow Tang can grow up to 8 inches in size so you can keep it in a tank of at least 100 gallons for a large adult. Smaller tanks are fine for smaller animals. When it comes on its tank care, you can fill its tank with plenty of live rock and decor it in order to give hiding spots leaving ample area for swimming. The Large Yellow Tang tends to be more aggressive if you will keep it with a similar fish. So, it?s better if you keep only one Yellow Tang in an aquarium or a school of several. The Large Yellow Tang needs a diet that includes sea veggies, seaweed salad and food rich in oceanic nutrition. The Yellow Tang needs proper nutrition and benefits froma ready supply of algae in the tank if you want its good health to be maintained. The Yellow Tang grows well with a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4. You do not need any expert care to handle Yellow Tang.