The Pacific Blue Tang, also called Dory, is a member of the surgeonfishes and is one of the most active swimmers of the available tangs. These blue tangs are also one of the most popular fish in the trade due to their movie stardom. Blue tangs are hardy but do take slow acclimation to new aquariums. These fish are active swimmers and need space and good oxygen flow.
- Scientific Name: Paracanthurus hepatus
- Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Maldives, Solomon Islands
- Lifespan: 8-20 years
- Max Size: 12 inches
- Food: Live, Frozen and Flake
- Shipping Size: Small approx. 1 inch, medium approx. 2 to 3 inches, large approx. 4 inches