08-17-2010, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by dfbiggs
I don't know what size tank you have....all the ones I know of get huge. I particularly like the snowflake eel..I was going to try to give you facts but I got contradiction..I believe my LFS keeps them in freshwater but when I search they come up under salt. The only others I have seen are the yellow eel and the tiretrack. Those are the common ones kept here.
Yaeh..I believe the snowflake eel starts in freshwater and slowly moves its way into salt. A lot of LFS constantly sell them as freshwater but I hear/read that they won't last long that way...
I have a 30 gallon, 55,120(just purchased)...180 gallon and I'll be building with my uncle in the comming months a 400 galloon plywood tank in the basement:) the fire eel was going to eventually be moved to the 180 for awhile but..since he was only 9 inchs..I don't think it would've been fair..I had him in the 55 to grow out a little more.