Kole Tang Yellow Eye Ctenochaetus strigosus
The Hawaiian Kole's eye is encircled by a bright yellow ring, small blue spots cover much of the head, and the chin appears to be a purplish color Some juvenile specimens have a greenish yellow color with blue markings and faint dark stripes.
Characteristics & Compatibility:
For this reason it is best kept singly, one per tank, but it does make a good choice when it comes to compatibility with other more docile, non-related species To reduce compatibility problems it generally helps to introduce them into the aquarium at the same time Like all Surgeonfishes, the Kole has a very sharp spur or razor by the tail, so use caution when handling this fish.
Diet & Feeding:
However, beware not to put one in a small reef tank, as it can do a lot of damage if you have delicate plants and algae growth that you want to keep In a very large reef tank the plant growth can recover, as the Kole has so much to pick from The Kole Tang adapts to tank fed foods very well
It likes nori (dried seaweed), flake foods made from dried marine algaes, and will even nibble on some meaty foods like dried shrimp
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