Splendid Garden Eel

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Splendid Garden Eel

This marine aquarium fish is known as Splendid Garden Eel and the correct latin name is Gorgasia preclara. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Garden Eel family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Eel.

Splendid Garden Eel can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Splendid Garden 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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