EEL - SHORTFIN FRESHWATER
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 100-150 cm
Temperament: Predatory, ignores fish it can't swallow!
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.8-8.0
General Hardness: Moderate
Coastal streams of Eastern Australia, also occurs in New Guinea.
Catadromous species: spends most of its life in freshwater and then migrates to sea to spawn.
Carnivore, prefers live or frozen foods.
Interesting 'oddball' for an unheated tank. Provide some hiding places and ensure the tank has an extremely tight fitting lid - Eels are master escape artists! Hardy and can become quite tame.
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