Yeow sail­fin tang

Practical Fishkeeping (UK) - - Marine -

Sci­en­tific name: Ze­bra­soma flavescens Ori­gin: Hawaii and ad­ja­cent is­land chains in the Pa­cific Max­i­mum size: Around 12cm av­er­age but 20cm is pos­si­ble Cost: £65-85

For some, the Yel­low tang is a com­pul­sory ad­di­tion to their aquar­ium, re­flect­ing the iconic sta­tus of this species in the hobby. It is one of the small­est mem­bers of its genus and has a lik­ing for al­gae that cause prob­lems in ma­rine aquaria.

Its price has al­most dou­bled over re­cent months due to col­lec­tion is­sues in the Hawai­ian Is­lands where its nat­u­ral

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