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jeppun21 06-25-2011 09:38 AM

Info regarding Peacock Eel
So i saw a peacock eel at a LFS and was wondering are the closy related to the tire track eel? From things i were reading they get about 12 inches but the say that at a tank the max is about 6-7 inches and they are also good for a community tank.. as long as they are not smaller then 1".. Was wondering if the was true and if anybody else knws more info about them..

thank you

Byron 06-25-2011 01:51 PM

I believe there is a member with this fish, but can't remember who. Anyway, remember this is a predator and will eat small fish, so as it attains 6+ inches this will limit tankmates. I gather it remains hidden most of the time, likes to bury itself in the substrate.

LasColinasCichlids 06-29-2011 12:33 PM

Andarial has one... link to their profile (or so I hope I have it right)...

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