About Yellow Tang in AbyssRium: Tap Tap Fish

yellow tang

Scientific Name: Zebrasoma flavescens

Classification: Tang

Required Level: None


  • White Anemone Coral
  • 5 Goby Fish

Yellow Tang is a species of Tang in Abyssrium: Tap Tap Fish.


To unlock Yellow Tang is necessary to have White Anemone Coral, and at least 5 Goby fish.


The yellow tang is a herbivorous fish that mostly lives in shallow waters of depths of round 100 meters where there is an availability of coral reefs and sea plants. A fully grown tang is about 20 centimeters in length and has a diameter of 2 centimeters.

In order to protect its self from predators and harm the yellow color fades at night but comes back during the day, they also have a very sharp tail that they also use to hold themselves on coral reefs or rocks when they sleep.

Male tangs are usually larger than female tangs, in tropical waters yellow tangs can reproduce all year long. During mating, the female tangs release their egg in the water for the male tang to fertilize.

Due to their beautiful yellow color, calm nature with other fish and easy maintenance the yellow tang is a very popular aquarium fish. However, they are also are prone to marine ich, require a large aquarium with artificial coral reefs and sea plants for their comfort in the aquarium. In the wild, they have a lifespan of thirty years, but in aquariums, they live for eight to fifteen years, however when properly maintained they could live for up to twenty years in an aquarium.

They are popularly found in Hawaii, but they can also be found anywhere around the world with excellent coral reefs and tropical conditions.

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