(Peacock Eels, Zig Zag Eels, Tire Track Eels, Fire Eels)
Aquarium Eels Species > Quick Stats
They will also eat Ghost Shrimp and small fish about the size of Guppies and Neon Tetras. Eels are all predators that enjoy whole shrimp, clams, or fish about twice a week.
They can live in most any basic aqaurium conditions, but requrire a strong filter due to the heavy bioloads. A well sealed aquarium lid is a must, because these animals are very good at escaping.
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Compatibility: Eels are good with all Gouramis, all Barbs including Tinfoil Barbs, all Rainbows, a school of Bala Sharks, one Red Tail Shark or one Rainbow Shark, and a school of Clown Loaches.
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Vierke, J. 1986 Vierke's Aquarium Book. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ. 352 pp.