Snowflake Eel

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Snowflake Eel

This fish is known as Snowflake Moray, Snowflake Eel and the correct latin name is Echidna nebulosa. It belongs to the Moray Eel family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish which requires big aquariums.

Snowflake Eel can grow up to 100 cm what is approximately 39 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 12000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1860 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Snowflake Eel fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 11:06:28 UTC 2007
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