Ribbon Eel


Scientific Name: Rhinomuraena quaesita

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Small fish and ghost shrimp
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Reef Safe: With Caution
Minimum Tank Size: 75gal with a cover top
Max Size: 50"
Relative Care: Experts Only


They will eat small ghost shrimp but mostly are reef safe. It is best to use feeding tongs to avoid bites, which can easily become infected. Juveniles start off black but turn to blue as they become adults. You must have a good, tight-fitting cover on your tank, as they’re escape artists and most will climb out of the tank and die. This is an expert-only fish.