Description of White-Faced Surgeonfish The brightly colored surgeonfish has yellow, blue and green areas on its tail, as well as a prominent reddish-orange stripe that arcs around the rear of the dorsal fin. The white on the face allows this tang to be distinguished from the related Powder Brown. The white-Faced is easier to keep than the Powder Brown because it adapts more readily to an artificial diet.
The tropical western Pacific, ranging from northern Australia, via Indoneisa and upto Japan.
Intolerant of its own kind.
Temperature 79-82°F (26-28°C);alkaline (pH 8.1-8.3) with Specific Gravity (SG) 1.021-1.024