[Timezone Detection]
Create Account - Join in Seconds!

User Name: Email Address:
Human Verification

What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

Snowflake Moray eel


Bookmark and Share
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. Snowflake Moray eel Snowflake Moray eel

    Information
    Scientific Name: Echidna nebulosa
    Other Names: snowflake eel
    Group: Eels
    Reef Safe: no
    Care Level: Easy
    Min. Tank Size: 29 gallon
    Temperament: Aggressive
    Dominant Color: Multi
    Disease Prone: low occurrence
    Jumper: average occurrence
    Tank Mates: anything may be mistaken as food only large our aggressive fish that can hold its own
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    warren mi
    Posts
    1,078
    First Name
    Bill
    Awards Grow Out King - 2011 Grow Out Contest Photo of the Month MBI Participant
     

    Additional Information & Description

    this is bye fair the most common eel kept in tanks to day can be kept in a reef tank but will eat snail and shrimp all so they have bad eye site and will taste out bite anything that comes in front of them
    Last edited by bigbill; 01-17-2012 at 03:19 PM.
    I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
    Steve Irwin
    mbisite.org/mbi_sig.aspx?u=bigbill&img=2



  2. #2
    Reeftanker - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Saint Clair Shores
    Posts
    40
    First Name
    David

    Default Snowflake

    Do you have any other creatures in the tank with him?

  3. #3
    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    warren mi
    Posts
    1,078
    First Name
    Bill
    Awards Grow Out King - 2011 Grow Out Contest Photo of the Month MBI Participant

    Default

    1 blue leg crab
    I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
    Steve Irwin
    mbisite.org/mbi_sig.aspx?u=bigbill&img=2

  4. #4
    binford4000 - Reefkeeper
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    farmington hills mi
    Posts
    1,839
    First Name
    Old man
    Awards Tank of the Month - May 2012 Tank of the Month

    Default

    these are my favorite eel.Wife put one in when it was just 4 to 6 inches long.Great lil additon tell he grew up.When we finally cought him he was about 18 inches long and ate 9 chromis,8 emrald crabs,two cardnials and a clown,it was way cool to watch him ambush fish !!He is now lord of the fuge and loves squid and is getting bigger evryday !! LOL

  5. #5
    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    warren mi
    Posts
    1,078
    First Name
    Bill
    Awards Grow Out King - 2011 Grow Out Contest Photo of the Month MBI Participant

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by binford4000 View Post
    these are my favorite eel.Wife put one in when it was just 4 to 6 inches long.Great lil additon tell he grew up.When we finally cought him he was about 18 inches long and ate 9 chromis,8 emrald crabs,two cardnials and a clown,it was way cool to watch him ambush fish !!He is now lord of the fuge and loves squid and is getting bigger evryday !! LOL
    yea i have wanted one for a few but last month went on a tank clean and they had one of the largest i have ever seen a was so cool i new had to get one hes kinda in a small tank now but will be seting up a 55 long for him a some tank mates i can keep in my reef tank
    I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
    Steve Irwin
    mbisite.org/mbi_sig.aspx?u=bigbill&img=2

  6. #6
    Sir Patrick - Reefkeeper A2 Club Coordinator
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    UofM territory
    Posts
    7,475
    First Name
    Chris
    Awards Monthly Giveaway Winner

    Default

    Gotta love watching their "eat a snail" technique! Its pretty cool.

  7. #7
    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    warren mi
    Posts
    1,078
    First Name
    Bill
    Awards Grow Out King - 2011 Grow Out Contest Photo of the Month MBI Participant

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Patrick View Post
    Gotta love watching their "eat a snail" technique! Its pretty cool.
    have not got to see that does it have to be live our can it be dead ?
    I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
    Steve Irwin
    mbisite.org/mbi_sig.aspx?u=bigbill&img=2

  8. #8
    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    warren mi
    Posts
    1,078
    First Name
    Bill
    Awards Grow Out King - 2011 Grow Out Contest Photo of the Month MBI Participant

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Patrick View Post
    Gotta love watching their "eat a snail" technique! Its pretty cool.
    have not got to see that does it have to be live our can it be dead ?
    I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
    Steve Irwin
    mbisite.org/mbi_sig.aspx?u=bigbill&img=2

  9. #9
    Sir Patrick - Reefkeeper A2 Club Coordinator
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    UofM territory
    Posts
    7,475
    First Name
    Chris
    Awards Monthly Giveaway Winner

    Default

    I have only seen it w/ live snails.

Similar Topics

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-17-2013, 08:58 PM
  2. Snowflake Clownfish $50
    By Jasen in forum Livestock Sales & Trades
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-13-2013, 09:27 PM
  3. Deck the Halls Red Snowflake Mushroom
    By jimsflies in forum Coral Collector
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-27-2012, 01:54 PM
  4. Black Moray Eel & Damsel
    By bluetang101 in forum Livestock Sales & Trades
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-15-2010, 06:02 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

About CaptiveReefs

    If you are interested in learning about reefkeeping or have a problem with your reef, our reefkeeping community is here to help. Feel free to ask a question or search our site. We have lots of experienced reefkeepers that are willing to provide free reefkeeping advice!

    Besides being a great resource for all levels of reef aquarium hobbyists, CaptiveReefs is a social experience that will enhance your enjoyment of reefkeeping. CaptiveReefs is committed to connecting reefkeepers with the support and information they need to grow beautiful coral reef aquariums.

Information

Connect with Us