Scientific name: Naso elegans / lituratus Origin: Indian Ocean including Red Sea Maximum size: Around 30cm Cost: £35-100+
With its yellow dorsal fin, N. elegans is easy to distinguish from the black-finned Pacific species, N. lituratus. Husbandry for each is identical.
Lipstick tangs are seldom aggressive towards tankmates and are often ignored by belligerent residents. Be aware of their size potential and ensure you offer a varied diet.