Vampire Tang Acanthurus tennenti

Vampire Tang
Vampire Tang
The Vampire Tang is also called the Doubleband Surgeonfish and Lieutenant Tang, all names because of the two prominent dark bars behind its eye. It is native to reefs of the Indian Ocean from East Africa to southern Indonesia and northwestern Australia.
Vampire Tang
Vampire Tang
Doubleband Surgeonfish
It can grow to 31 cm (one foot) long. The background colour can be light beige or blue-grey. Like many tangs, it can turn darker when stressed. Juveniles are yellow-gold. Diet includes alot of fast-growing hair algae.