The Marine Compatibility Guide

    Acanthurus nigricauda

    Acanthurus nigricauda is a marine fish from the genus Acanthurus which is part of the Acanthuridae family. It is commonly known as the Epaulette Surgeonfish.     [suggest an edit]

    • Acanthurus nigricauda

    72.0 - 78.0 F22.2 - 25.6 CTemperature:

    dKN 8.00 - 12.00Alkalinity:

    8.10 - 8.40pH Range:

    sg 1.023 - 1.025Specific Gravity:

    180 gallons820 litresMinimum Tank Size:

    DifficultCare Level:


    YesReef Compatible:


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    Common names for Acanthurus nigricauda

    Acanthurus nigricauda is also known as the following...

    Epaulette Surgeonfish

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