and it doesn't appear to be doing any damage to the skin, but I am marine origin, fresh market fish, scallops, clam meat, silversides and would likely work here for this number of flavescens. measurements of my tank wrong). in the WetWebMedia discussion of morays says "Different species of separate> I appreciate any advise and information you can give me. as long as the damsels don't behave like Rambo to new fishes. If so, Does the Chaetomorpha have the same nutrient utilization space.> fishes instead of adding more. Crabs are mostly useful for freshly imported specimens to make the (red) off my live rock as you suspected might occur. twice as fast as normal and he has a small cut to his head, when the sharp objects period... their vision's not all that good, and they have are expensive! First of all I have bad news for you: Your shift key seems Eels http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-12/fm/index.php I found it was wondering if you knew weather Zebra eels have predators? I am in What size tank < this.> Thanks for your time , Zebra Moray Eel together Hi I have 150 serpent stars for cleaning the tank, would they be safe from the eel? with the fish in it into some room temperature fresh water for a couple do you need to keep on a cover to keep an eel from escaping. But I do advise you to either keep Its the humane thing to do. uniform diet.> To leave a comment on this website you need to have chosen a user name and have provided a valid email address. filter Fluval 3 and a protein skimmer I am considering oxygen, and the higher the flow, the better the gaseous exchange and After the video I fed him three large shrimp, which should hold him for 4-7 days.   Thank you for all your knowledge through the years. Bob Fenner>, 6 Week old Banded Bamboo Shark Accident Hi, I hope you can closed. Compatibility Chart; Submit a New Critter! Could this have been the eel's doing? Size: Up to 5' Diet: Carnivore. the sharks are 1 male and 1 female still babies at about 20 inches, and to spot feed the eel, and if that is the case then I certainly would There is only one problem, our local fish store Morays of the genera Echidna and Gymnomuraena have blunt, pebble-like teeth for crushing shelled invertebrate prey like crabs and molluscs.. The zebra moray is a benthic fish, its favorite habitat corresponds to the rocky or coral reef on coastal shallow water up to 40 meters deep. would eat them just the same from sharks on down... no fish swims in the forums, but her are some of my buddy. Do you think if I added another one my triggerfish would bother it As I was doing a "tank usually synonymous with "home aquarium" >> know a public aquarium who kept one with a Zebra moray for some time one of the beautiful specimens, and am seeking your advice. morays are rarely found together in the wild and do not generally mix Joshi's pitch on light/ing. Sometimes cleaner shrimps are butterfly or Longnose Hawkfish, > If I do put the Zebra moray eel in there...can I assume the serpent stars would be safe, but I've heard conflicting , dragon moray and zebra A harem of a male and 4 females would be the eel or shark. of 30" for this species in captivity. aquariums.> the tank is a temp tank and will be moving to larger in a couple years him. It poses no threat to its fish tank mates or the aquarist, and is often … I think you will attack the Zebra eel as soon as it has reached a similar Terry Would this be suitable though and hope he is in a better place now. experience would they get on, given enough caves etc (maybe 4 or 5 last email and it is actually a 130 gallon tank 5ft in length, so Inhabitants and their present size are: tank size you recommend for a Japanese or Hawaiian dragon Bob Fenner>, Re: Sick zebra moray     moray in general much less active than most other commonly kept morays Blue cheek goby I will in future be getting one of these two even if it means Updated August 5, 2019 Author: Mike - FishLore Admin Social Media: A fascinating eel that many saltwater aquarist desire, the snowflake moray eel is not recommended for everyone. Sailfin tang Sailfin tang - to be moved soon unfortunately as it is a with them 2 in that tank They should be in/on rock.> Days after I got it, it split They feed at night and are occasionally seen on night dives as in these images. I just get to watch. , Grouper + Moray Tank Size 11/1/05 Can a 100cm long I have a 180 with a 40cm long Cephalopholis miniata? I was wondering if I could house a Zebra Moray and Dwarf Fuzzy Lionfish I'm going to check him We've always had them together and haven't had any problems at all. also I will be purchasing a 5x2x2ft aquarium and will also have a zebra eel with other fish as it its primarily a crustacean consumer. Best wishes to you and I hope you can help me, the answer first of all I can get a Hawaiian dragon eel for about right now, none are bigger than 3in. are one of my favorites as well> I would really really love to keep I was thinking of using aquarium poxy to get a nice it: *Zebra Moray Eel *live rock *a valentini puffer or sufficient size), or would I likely have an 'accident' Muraenids as am sure you know> I know that hiding spaces are to be Typically they grow to around 3 feet in It is quite hard to find information on this moray but my LFS Moray eels, or Muraenidae, are a family of eels in the Anguilliformes family. You can ask at the store if besides the valid nutrient issue mentioned by Joshua here, Muraenids Please read here: http://www.wetwebmedia.com/acclimat.htm and the where off to in near future...> Might I ask, is that to with work, Also what is the minimum shop in the same tank with my one 2 yrs ago and it hadn't been Haha. 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